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Alcohol in the steep, sweet summertime

Ah, the weather is warm, the beach waters are cool, and the daylight stretches well past 8 PM. It must be that steep, steep summertime.  And, no, that's not a typo.  While summer might conjure up a range of warm-weather pursuits for different people, for those of us here at the Whiskey Still Company, summertime is the time for steeping! With a bounty of ripe, delicious fruit on offer, it's the ideal time to make flavored alcohols. Doing so is simple – and you'll be glad you did in the winter months, when you can pour out some berry or...

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Happy Independence Day! Happy 4th of July!

Happy Independence Day!  Happy 4th of July!

Just imagine. Philadelphia in July. The City of Brotherly Love being at roughly the same latitude as the Mediterranean summer holiday destinations and sharing their climate, it’s darn hot. And sweaty. Especially if it’s 1776 – no A.C., no showers –, and you've spent all day in the States House (soon to be renamed Independence Hall), with no easy task at hand – that is, declaring the Independence of The United States of America. You need a drink. And if the Founding Fathers raised a toast, or two, to independence on July 4, 1776, it’s our absolute duty to honor...

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Caution: Excuse-buster enclosed

Caution: Excuse-buster enclosed

  There are lots of excuses people use to put off the purchase of their first still – although we've never heard from a single customer who regrets doing it after they've distilled their first batch of super-smooth spirits. So on this Black Friday when you might be deciding which deal to spend your hard-earned cash on, we thought we'd provide this handy "excuse buster" email. (You're welcome). "Your stills are beautiful, but they're just too expensive." First of all, let's get to the main reason for this email: Today only, we are offering 15% off all of our stills!...

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A never-ending giving of thanks. And moonshine!

A never-ending giving of thanks. And moonshine!

  This is the week when families everywhere will give thanks for the good things in their lives...and when some people will give thanks when the family visiting ends!  Either way, a heart full of gratitude is in order for everyone and we hope you’re feeling the season as much as we are! At the Whiskey Still Company we believe that the giving of thanks should be a year-round thing – especially when said giving involves super-smooth moonshine made in one of our gorgeous hand-hammered copper stills.  To start all this "giving of thanks" off, we are offering a whopping...

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Just in time, a cranberry moonshine recipe. You're welcome.

Just in time, a cranberry moonshine recipe. You're welcome.

  There are almost as many ways to prepare cranberries for Thanksgiving as there are feathers on a turkey. But, as you might have guessed, at the Whiskey Still Company, our favorite way to enjoy the tart little red globes is in moonshine! We figured that you might feel the same way, so below you'll find a FREE recipe that'll let you create your own cranberry moonshine in plenty of time for Thanksgiving. And speaking of time, if you want to ditch the store-bought stuff and create your own craft moonshine in your own home for the rest of the...

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