Watch above as BourbonBlog.com‘s Tom Fischer visits with Master Distiller Colin Spoelman at King’s County Distillery in Brooklyn, New York.
Kings County is one of our favorite American craft whiskey distilleries.We encourage you taste some if you haven’t already.
News &Updates from Kings County
Due to demand for their whiskey, Kings County has been busy laying down barrels an additional warehouse space 1 mile from their location.
They’ve also released an Barrel Proof Bourbon and Oat Whiskey – both incredible and available only at the distillery.
Their new Single Malt Whiskey will also be released soon. They’ continue to make the same excellent three products for their core including Bourbon, Moonshine, Chocolate Whiskey.
King County also surprises us with new experiments that are available only at the distillery. For this visit, their Grapefruit and Jalapeño Flavored Whiskey is a real treat as they used their original moonshine as the base. Not long ago, they worked with Brooklyn Winery to make a Brandy which won Best of Class at ACSA.
Spoelmean says that some of their stock of aging barrels are becoming increasingly older, so future unique expressions are in the works. y
Where To Find Kings County Whiskey
Kings County whiskers are available in New York, Connecticut, New Jersey, Texas and California, Sweden and Japan.
If you can’t find them near you, there are several places to order online.
Kings County Tours
The distillery is open for tours and tastings every Saturday from 1:00 to 4:00 with the last tour leaving at 3:45. No reservations are needed. Tours, which include a tasting and admission to the Boozeum, are $8. They last about 45 minutes and run every 20-30 minutes.
The distillery is open for weekday tours at 3pm on Wednesday and Friday. Weekday tour tickets must be pre-purchased on KingsCountyDistillery.com.
About Kings County Distillery
Kings County Distillery is “New York City’s oldest operating whiskey distillery,” the first since prohibition. Founded in 2010,
Kings County makes handmade moonshine and
bourbon out of the 115-year-old Paymaster Building in the Brooklyn Navy Yard.