Inquirer’s Craig LaBan Lists PA Spirits Among His Holiday Choices

The Philadelphia Inquirer’s Craig LaBan lists Dad’s Hat’s Straight Rye and Manatawny’s Bottled in Bond in his list of the best whiskeys to buy this holiday season.

LaBan notes that age is helping both distilleries out, noting Dad’s Hat has recently bumped its Straight Rye from three to four years of age. He also notes that in Manatawny’s case, “[t]ime in a barrel is paying off for this rising distillery from Pottstown. “

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Rowhouse Debuts 4-Year Old Brandy and Nocino

One of the best things about craft spirits is seeing how releases change over time. And has the industry gets beyond the baby stage, the changes can be dramatic. It’s what makes Rowhouse Spirits’ four-year old brandy such a worthwhile spirit to seek out. Distiller Dean Browne is releasing a four-year old version of his PA Brandy made with Cabernet Sauvignon grapes. Quantities will be extremely limited.

Look for the brandy at Browne’s Frankford Avenue distillery in Kensington.

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