Author: Still Pilgrim

Off the Beaten Craft: Stonecutter Spirits (Middlebury, VT)

Much like Terry Jeffords from Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Henry loves love. So weddings are always great, especially when there’s an open bar. But while I was in Vermont I ducked out of the festivities to relax for just a moment and check out a few nearby distilleries. Stonecutter Spirits was one I made a point of…
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Off the Beaten Craft: Bar Antidote (Vergennes, VT)

There’s no better feeling than finding a place you weren’t looking for or expecting in the midst of your travels. Bar Antidote is another stupendous bar in this category located in a small Vermont town called Vergennes, about 20 minutes north of Middlebury or 45 minutes south of Burlington if you have no idea where…
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Off the Beaten Craft: A Series

Off The Beaten Craft is about the craft cocktail bars and craft distilleries that you’ve no doubt seen popping up in most cities in America and to a lesser extent throughout the rest of the world. I love these places, and I’m happy to report that they are elevating the quality of spirits and cocktails…
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New Make

New Make is the start of something wonderful. This magical stuff that trickles off the still is clear, bright, and full of newfound life. Vigor is the first word that comes to mind. Immature to be sure, not every part great and still a lot of work before it gets to where it needs to…
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