Monthly Archives: November 2010

The Night Shift

As I sit here watching the spirit still heat up I am transported to the very early days of my career when we had just started Stranahan’s Colorado Whiskey.  I am watching  the still that started it all.   In the … Continue reading

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You Just Never Know..

I remember trying to fill our first barrel of whiskey ever.  Jess and I had thought through every part of the whiskey making process… except, of course how to get the finished spirit out of the tank and in to … Continue reading

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New Hungarian White Oak Snowflake Release

New Hungarian White Oak Snowflake Release Posted: 03/10/10 When you go to bed in Colorado you never know what you will wake up to. It could have dumped big fat dry snow all night and there are 4 foot drifts … Continue reading

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Snow already?

Posted: 09/14/10 Fall is in the air.  The trees are barely starting turn, the nights are cooling off, but the days are still warm.  This is a perfect time to announce the release of the new Triple Wood Snowflake.   The … Continue reading

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First Snowflake release- Hungarian white oak wine cask finish

Posted: 01/10/09 The first Snowflake special edition goes on sale Monday 1/12/09, a Hungarian white oak cask finish.  There is extremely limited amount available, so stop in and buy a bottle soon.  When it is gone , it is gone. … Continue reading

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Its a date!

Posted: 02/09/09 I am often asked about the “distilled on date” on the label of a bottle of Stranhan’s.  When I set out to bottle a batch of whiskey I hand select 12 barrels of whiskey varying in age from … Continue reading

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Numbers

Posted: 04/19/09 4/8/09 was 5 years to the day that I laid down our first barrel of Stranahan’s Colorado Whiskey.  To commemorate this occasion John Hinkenlooper, Mayor of Denver attended a ceremony at the distillery and hammered in the bung … Continue reading

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The Killing Frost

Posted: 10/21/09 Fall has fallen and winter is peeking around the corner.  The mornings are crisp and the evenings a deep  clear mountain cold.  Leaves are falling and I can smell the brats and peppers on the grill and hear … Continue reading

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“Long time no see” or “The quiet before the storm”

Posted: 07/07/09 Friends, It has been a while since I last took fingers to keyboard, but I have not been writing for lack of motivation or absence of news but rather because I have been busier than a one legged … Continue reading

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On Donner, on Blitzen, online shopping

Posted: 11/30/09 Well the turkey is dead and the goose is getting nervous. The madness of “Black Friday” is over and I managed to not leave the house at all until Saturday.  It was not hard to hole up with … Continue reading

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