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  • New vermouths are crafted to go solo, mix well and stir memories

    New vermouths are crafted to go solo, mix well and stir memories
    Sour and gooey. Sweet and syrupy. Yech! Just a few of the comments heard when I mentioned vermouth. The old-school aperitif and mixer of brandy-fortified wine steeped in myriad botanicals elicits strong — and often wrong-headed — opinions....
  • State craft brewers fear drought could alter business, and the beer

    State craft brewers fear drought could alter business, and the beer
    When Lagunitas Brewing Co. fills its beer bottles, Northern California's Russian River provides the main ingredient. Lagunitas has become one of the fastest-growing stars of California's booming craft beer scene. But the Russian River is shrinking after...
  • Virginia's local craft beer industry on the rise

    Virginia's local craft beer industry on the rise
    Virginia has become a magnet for the craft beer industry, according to the Virginia Tourism Corporation. The state now has 82 breweries with more opening every year, says the state agency, which has designated August as Virginia Craft Beer Month. A...
  • Buzz building over Bethlehem distillery

    The wine makers behind an award-winning Slate Belt vineyard are looking to open a craft distillery in south Bethlehem, among the first proposed for the Lehigh Valley. The owners of Franklin Hill Vineyards are seeking a limited-distillery license,...
  • Latest victim of U.S.-Russia tensions may be Kentucky bourbon

    Let them drink vodka. Perhaps that isn't exactly the message Russia is trying to send, but it appeared Monday as though Kentucky Gentleman bourbon was about to become the latest casualty of the tensions between Russia and the West. The Russian...
  • Clean water is good for Maryland business [Commentary]

    Clean water is good for Maryland business [Commentary]
    The new Waters of the U.S. rule is designed to clarify that the Clean Water Act protects a variety of important waters, including seasonal and rain-dependent streams, as well as wetlands near rivers and streams. Getting it implemented will depend on...
  • Chicago manufacturing 'punching below its weight,' report says

    Chicago manufacturing 'punching below its weight,' report says
    Metro Chicago lags behind many counterparts nationwide in the recovery of its manufacturing sector as well as the exports it fuels, a serious deficit as the city reaches for a bigger share of global economic activity. While the 14-county tri-state...
  • Senate bucks 'Vinny' and sheds 'shakedown' language from its beer growler bill

    Senate bucks 'Vinny' and sheds 'shakedown' language from its beer growler bill
    TALLAHASSEE -- State lawmakers are backing off some controversial provisions of a beer bill likened to a mob-like shakedown of Florida's exploding craft brew industry. The bill, SB 1714 sponsored by Sen. Kelli Stargel, R-Lakeland, has been pushed by...
  • Plainfield home-brew supply shop to offer beer of its own

    Plainfield home-brew supply shop to offer beer of its own
    As the craft beer renaissance continues in Chicago's suburbs, one Plainfield home-brew supply shop is getting ready to offer up its own homemade suds. Chicago Brew Werks, a supply shop and taproom that opened about a year ago at 14903 S. Center St.,...
  • Investor Revives Closed Warren of Stafford Textile Mill

    Investor Revives Closed Warren of Stafford Textile Mill
    Warren of Stafford, a textile mill that ended 160 years of production in December, plans to restart its looms within 10 days. Thursday, American Woolen Co. announced it would buy the mill complex from Loro Piana, an Italian luxury cashmere and wool...
  • Angel's Envy finds formula for success

    Angel's Envy finds formula for success
    It's all in the finish. Well, maybe not all. But the thing that makes Angel's Envy whiskeys, Angel's Envy whiskeys, is that the distillery finishes its whiskeys in used spirits barrels. That approach, common in the rarefied world of single-malt...