Pennsylvania Mops Up at American Craft Spirits Association Awards

Ten different Pennsylvania distilleries combined for 35 medals at the American Craft Spirits Association’s awards ceremony for 2017. Pittsburgh’s Wigle Whiskey led the way with a ridiculous 16 awards (15 bronze and one silver). Wigle alone won more medals than all but six other states.

With Wigle’s performance, Pennsylvania won 12 more awards than the next closest state, New York with 23.

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Wigle’s Afterglow Ginger Whiskey Returns

On Friday, February 17th, Wigle Whiskey is bringing back its AFTERGLOW seasonal ginger whiskey. The whiskey was developed in collaboration with Chatham University’s Food Studies Program and is made with baby ginger grown and Chatham’s Eden Hall Farm.

The ginger is lightly roasted and then soaked in four-grain whiskey for 5 days. After the steeping, Wigle mixes in some organic brown sugar and bottles it at 82-proof.

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Wigle Launches Collaborative Old Sap, a Collaboration with Four Seasons Brewery

Wigle Whiskey is preparing to release their newest whiskey, Old Sap. It’s part of the Pittsburgh distillery’s Brewers Series and is a collaboration with Four Seasons Brewery in Latrobe, PA.

According to Wigle, the whiskey is inspired by “Four Season’s use of Belgian-style malts and yeast. Old Sap is distilled from malt and maple syrup before aging the spirit for more than two years.

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