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Whiskey http://addisonindependent.com/taxonomy/term/906/all en WhistlePig announces new whiskey, 'The Boss Hog' http://addisonindependent.com/201412whistlepig-announces-new-whiskey-boss-hog <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Addison Independent </div> </div> </div> <p> SHOREHAM &mdash; WhistlePig Straight Rye Whiskey, a Shoreham-based business, has announced the arrival of The Boss Hog: Spirit of Mortimer, the brand&rsquo;s follow-up to last year&rsquo;s Double Gold Medal winner at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition.</p> <p> This 100 percent rye whiskey is bottled at full barrel strength; and at approximately 117 to 124 proof. Spirit of Mortimer continues The Boss Hog legacy as WhistlePig&rsquo;s most premium products.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/27438">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201412whistlepig-announces-new-whiskey-boss-hog" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Shoreham rye Shoreham Whiskey WhistlePig Mon, 15 Dec 2014 13:21:08 +0000 Zach Despart 27438 at http://addisonindependent.com Whiskey maker gets Act 250 permit for Shoreham distillery http://addisonindependent.com/201404whiskey-maker-gets-act-250-permit <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-22667" style="width: 58px;"><a href="/201404whiskey-maker-gets-act-250-permit"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/Raj.thumbnail.jpg" alt="Raj.jpg" title="Raj.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="58" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> RAJ PETER BHAKTA, founder of WhistlePig LLC, has received an Act 250 permit to install a rye whiskey distillery and related infrastructure at his 467-acre farm off Quiet Valley Road in Shoreham. Bhakta is seen here at the farm in 2013. Independent file photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> John Flowers </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.799999237060547px;">SHOREHAM &mdash; The District 9 Environmental Commission on Monday issued an Act 250 permit to WhistlePig LLC to build a rye whiskey distillery and related infrastructure off Quiet Valley Road in Shoreham, a decision that comes after a lengthy and at-times bruising battle between the applicants and neighbors of the budding new enterprise.</span></p> <p> The permit specifically allows WhistlePig to make the following additions to the 467-acre farm, owned by company founder Raj Peter Bhakta:</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/22670">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201404whiskey-maker-gets-act-250-permit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Shoreham Act 250 Featured Whiskey WhistlePig Thu, 10 Apr 2014 13:36:55 +0000 Zach Despart 22670 at http://addisonindependent.com WhistlePig releases its newest top-end whiskey http://addisonindependent.com/201312whistlepig-releases-its-newest-top-end-whiskey <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Addison Independent </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20px;">SHOREHAM &mdash; WhistlePig Whiskey of Shoreham last month introduced The Boss Hog series, a unique version of its whiskey that will be released each year. Company officials said this represents the finest and most unique rye in WhistlePig&rsquo;s barrel barns.</span></p> <p> The Boss Hog is a pure barrel strength, 100 percent single grain, straight rye whiskey, comprised of whiskey from one of only 24 of WhistlePig&rsquo;s oldest and most unique barrels. Company officials said it is not for the uninitiated or the faint of heart.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/20572">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201312whistlepig-releases-its-newest-top-end-whiskey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Shoreham Whiskey Whistle Pig Wed, 11 Dec 2013 21:13:52 +0000 Addison Independent 20572 at http://addisonindependent.com Businessman blends office, cheese, whiskey http://addisonindependent.com/201109businessman-blends-office-cheese-whiskey <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-9250" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201109businessman-blends-office-cheese-whiskey"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/larshubbard0035.thumbnail.jpg" alt="larshubbard0035.jpg" title="larshubbard0035.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> VERGENNES BUSINESSMAN LARS Hubbard has purchased a 6,000-square-foot building at 88 Mainelli Road in Middlebury and plans to use it for offices, a whiskey distillery and a cheese-making enterprise. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; Lars Hubbard has made his living in a multitude of ways throughout the years, including as a chef, executive, entrepreneur and software designer.</p> <p> He chalks up his diverse career choices to a credo he lives by: &ldquo;I hate to be boring.&rdquo;</p> <p> And no one can accuse him of being boring with his latest plan: Acquiring (out of foreclosure) the 6,000-square-foot office building at 88 Mainelli Road in Middlebury and turning it into a distillery, cheese-making facility and headquarters for his small firm, known as The Friday Group LLC.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/9242">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201109businessman-blends-office-cheese-whiskey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury business food Whiskey Thu, 15 Sep 2011 16:30:20 +0000 Andrew Stein 9242 at http://addisonindependent.com