When Laura Fields asked me to meet her at the Stoll and Wolfe Distillery in tiny Lititz, Pa., two years ago, we weren’t there for the booze. We were there for the grain.
"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
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
Stoll and Wolfe Distillery featured in Conde Nast Traveler's recent article, "4 Best Day Trips from Philadelphia." Always an honor to help represent our Lititz and Lancaster County, PA. Thank you to Conde Nast Traveler for featuring Stoll and Wolfe as a Lancaster County Destination. Visit us to Taste our Bourbon and Rye Whiskeys, Learn… Continue reading Stoll and Wolfe featured in Conde Nast Traveler’s 4 Best Day Trips from Philadelphia.
Honored to announce UnCommon Grain, an upcoming photo exhibit at The American Whiskey Convention. Photographed by Jordan Bush, the exhibit features photographs of Dick Stoll's first distillation of Rosen Rye in nearly five decades.
Visit Stoll and Wolfe on November 16th at the 2019 West Overton Whiskey Smash. We'll be on hand pouring our award winning whiskeys and talking Pennsylvania Whiskey past, present and future. We'll also be donating 1 of 50 bottles released of Stoll & Wolfe Un Aged Rosen Rye. Signed by Master Distiller Dick Stoll, this… Continue reading West Overton Whiskey Smash
Column still churning away as Dick Stoll distills Rosen Rye for 1st time in 50 years at Stoll and Wolfe Distillery. Learn more about the journey from 5ozs of seed to 500lbs of grain here. https://youtu.be/KdKOt7fmsmo Dick Stoll distills Rosen Rye Whiskey for first time in 50 years at Stoll and Wolfe. Thank you to… Continue reading Dick Stoll Distills Rosen Rye
Lost Heritage Rye Grain Becomes New Pennsylvania Whiskey For the first time in decades, the long-lost heritage grain, Rosen rye, will be distilled into rye whiskey in Pennsylvania! “The last man to distill Rosen rye into whiskey at the historic Michter’s Distillery in Schaefferstown, Pa will be the first to distill it here again,” said… Continue reading Rosen Rye Returns to Pennsylvania Whiskey
Thank you to everyone who braved the July heat and stopped by the inaugural Whiskey Rebellion Whiskey Tasting Tour in Washington, PA. Always a pleasure to help celebrate 225 years of Pennsylvania Whiskey History while raising money for The Bradford House Historical Association. Thank you to Liberty Pole Spirits family for inviting us to be… Continue reading 2019 Whiskey Rebellion – Recap.
If you're a fan of American History, American Whiskey or a bit of both, visit Stoll & Wolfe at the upcoming Whiskey Rebellion Festival in Washington, PA.
Pre Prohibition Grain Ledger from Historic Bomberger's Distillery. Photo by Jordan Bush from December 2018 Issue of Lancaster County Magazine "Whether or not you’re a whiskey drinker, it’s difficult to imagine Lancaster’s countryside filled with rye fields and dotted with distilleries. Such a scenario existed during the 18th and early 19th centuries. According to an article… Continue reading Lancaster Pennsylvania Whiskey Past, Present and Future
Learn about 250+ years of local whiskey making tradition with Stoll & Wolfe's very own Jim Wolfe. Discover more about the people, places and products behind our local whiskey history and find out why the National Register of Historic Places recognizes our area as the birthplace of the American Whiskey Industry. Have a historical item… Continue reading Kindred Spirits Talk