Now Open (Or Damn Close): The Dampfwerk Distillery Company

Dampf-werk. Say it. It’s fun. And if you’re curious, that’s “steam works” in German. It’s also the name of a new distillery nestled behind a garage door in St. Louis Park. The Dampfwerk Distillery Company is owned and operated by the Loeffelholz family and—just like its owners—has a bit of dual citizenship. On the one … [ Read more]

Faribault ordinance clears way for new distillery, 10,000 Drops Craft Distillers

Craft spirits are coming to Faribault, Minnesota, later this year with the opening of 10,000 Drops Craft Distillers‘ cocktail room and distillery. The company started by Jake Hvistendahl, Kristie Kruchoski, Rob Kruchoski, and Patrick Jacobs— four friends who grew up together in Minnesota—will have a focus on un-aged and aged whiskeys and rum. The four partners have … [ Read more]