Top 10 bartender-created spirits brands

27th April, 2016 by Amy Hopkins

New York Distilling Company

New-York-Distilling-CompanyAllen Katz worked as a bartender in the years leading up to the opening of his New York Distilling Company, which brought distilling back to Brooklyn. Katz is now one of the nation’s leading experts on distilled spirits and cocktails and is at the forefront of industry training in New York. Producing a range of gins and ryes, New York Distilling Company is well-known for its creative methods. Last year, the firm released the second bottling in its series of American rye whiskeys, called Ragtime Rye. It followed the launch of Mister Katz’s Rock & Rye – a blend of the distillery’s young rye whiskey with rock candy sugar, sour cherries, cinnamon and citrus.

One Response to “Top 10 bartender-created spirits brands”

  1. Stephen says:

    No 86 Co.? I’d have thought they were one of the highest profile bartender-created brands.

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