Check out our feature on wPSU's SciTech Now! Click on the read more link below to watch the video.Read More
Everyone’s patience is finally paying off as we look forward to our soon-to-be-released straight rye whiskey. Not just patience, but a lot of hard work too. Among distillers and brewers alike, rye is notoriously a pain to work with, particularly because it has some unique starches that get very gooey when heated. As a result, it sticks to everything. This means cleaning everything that it comes into contact with, which translates into more effort and time spent. However, it is a labor of love, as the stuff is loaded with flavor!
Rye whiskey was the main type of whiskey consumed prior to prohibition. Pennsylvania, of course, has a long and storied history involving rye whiskey, including most infamously, the Whiskey Rebellion of 1794...Read More
Big Spring Spirits will be providing Valentine-themed cocktails for the My Fatal Valentine pre-show happy hour from 5-7pm before each performance, February 11th-12th and 17th-18th at Duffy’s Tavern in Boalsburg.Read More
Well, I’ve learned a lot about barrel-aging since I started working at Big Spring Spirits. When I took on the duties of the distiller, this was the area I knew least about, and it has been quite fun to learn more about it, and not just the sampling either! I’ve read all the scientific papers on aging that I can find but also learned that reading about it and having knowledge about it cannot replace tasting it. (well, I knew it already, but this drove the point home)...Read More