Distilling Heirloom Grains at a Heritage Distillery

Thank you to Mark Gillespie of WhiskyCast for visiting George Washington's Distillery and Gristmill in Arlington, Virginia for our recent adventure and the opportunity to discuss Rosen Rye past, present and future. Listen to this week's episode for more about Mt. Vernon's Rosen Rye project and tasting notes on our newly released Straight Rosen Rye.… Continue reading Distilling Heirloom Grains at a Heritage Distillery

Distilling Rosen Rye at George Washington’s Distillery

As fans of History, Distilling, and Rosen Rye; Stoll and Wolfe's very own Jim and Erik Wolfe were more than a little excited to join Head Miller and Distiller Steve Bashore and his dedicated team at the historic Mt. Vernon Distillery to help distill their inaugural batch of Rosen Rye Whiskey. Who goes on vacation… Continue reading Distilling Rosen Rye at George Washington’s Distillery

Planting Next Year’s Rosen Rye

With this year's Rosen Rye harvested, milled and soon-to-be-distilled, we turned our attention to next year's crop. Why are we planting with colder temperatures coming soon? Rye is planted in the Fall, spends Winter in the field, starts growing again in Spring, and is finally harvested near the end of Summer. https://videopress.com/v/Bw8pzcRp?resizeToParent=true&cover=true&playsinline=true&preloadContent=metadata The long growing… Continue reading Planting Next Year’s Rosen Rye

PA Whiskey with American Mash and Grain

American Mash and Grain creators Devin Ershow and Chase Langdon sit down (virtually) with Erik Wolfe to discuss Pennsylvania Whiskey, the Craft Distilling Movement and creation of Stoll and Wolfe Distillery. Why anyone would be crazy enough to build a distillery? The real answer is the process of actually distilling whiskey and preserving the history… Continue reading PA Whiskey with American Mash and Grain

Whiskey Of Pennsylvania Is Something To Take Note Of

"We know that Kentucky is all that when it comes to bourbon, but when it comes to whiskey history in general, the Bluegrass State is an upstart whippersnapper compared to Pennsylvania. And while corn is bourbon’s bosom buddy, in Pennsylvania, you’ve got to talk rye. The Pennsylvania farmers of the 18th century, the Scots-Irish, the… Continue reading Whiskey Of Pennsylvania Is Something To Take Note Of

Rosen Rye Article in Philadelphia Inquirer

Thank you to Jenn Ladd and the Philadelphia Inquirer for their recent article on the history of Rosen Rye Whiskey in Pennsylvania. Before there were Philly cheesesteaks, there was Pennsylvania rye. In the 19th century, the strong, spicy whiskey developed a reputation that stretched coast to coast, as synonymous with the Keystone State as Kentucky… Continue reading Rosen Rye Article in Philadelphia Inquirer