Cr&fted: Distilling Craft Beer The Brandy Way

December 22, 2015

Technically the process of whiskey distillation (from grain) and brandy distillation (from fruit) are similar. However they part ways in terms of distillation philosophy; whiskey focuses on  extraction and purification (to palatability) and brandy is focused upon the retention and concentration (of varietal and flavor nuance). We have said that we at Copper & Kings…

We don’t make Bourbon. We make American Brandy.

December 3, 2015

We don’t make wannabe Bourbon, we make American Brandy in Kentucky. We are proud to be located in Butchertown, Louisville, Kentucky. We are unabashed that our primary maturation tool is a Kentucky Bourbon barrel. We do sometimes get a certain type of person who accuses us of trying to make brandy that tastes like Bourbon….