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  • The milk man arrives

    We get our milk permeate from the Parmalat plant an hour away from us in Winchester. While we only need 6000L of permeate, the only option was deli...
  • Let the grass roll

    Just as temperatures started breaking 100 year records, the landscapers showed up. They started by paving and boy did they suffer.  Must have been ...
  • 100 joints on Canada Day

    When it came time to designing a heating and cooling system for our fermenters, we were fortunate to be connected with Kevin who works at the NRC. ...
  • Shout Out to House of Kinsip

    Even though I'm celebrating my 10th wedding anniversary, I couldn't resist getting some work in.  Fortunately, work involves visiting a fine distil...
  • Higher education at Cornell

    I was emailing with Nicolas at Carl about getting a part for our still when he mentioned that Carl is co-hosting a distilling workshop at Cornell U...
  • The tax women cometh

    Alcohol taxes brought in $12B into Canadian federal and provincial government coffers last year.  The government doesn’t leave a drop untaxed. Befo...
  • Tower of power

    The summer has brought us a student, Kyle, who is in his second year at Queens Engineering. We put Kyle to work cleaning the still before assemblin...
  • The final flashing

    Whoever said "the devil is in the details" had it right. A whole building can be erected in the same amount of time it takes to do the trim. For ex...
  • Cleaning out the garage

    Today is a big day. Our still and fermenters are moving out of my garage and into the distillery. The moment my wife has been waiting for. Neal arr...
  • A bulletproof floor

    After doing a lot of research about how to cover the concrete in the production area, I decided that polyurethane is the way to go. It's impervious...
  • A one man army

    One of the highlights of the build has been getting to know Omark who has been roofing for over 20 years and is a master of his craft. Omark likes ...
  • Craft beer capital of the USA

    The family and I drove down to Stowe, Vermont for March break. Any worry of there not being enough snow for skiing was buried by a massive snow sto...