Koval Distillery, Chicago, IL - WorldWideToursDirectory
Ray Pearson, Whiskey Tours Curator “Exotic” describes many aspects of Koval Distillery, Chicago’s first craft distillery since Prohibition. Consider the striking German-engineered potstill, custom made by Kothe Destillationstechnik, with its elongated whiskey helmet, or some of the unique grains the distillery uses, like millet and spelt; or a few names of their liqueurs, like Chrysanthemum Honey, Jasmine, and Rose Hip. The Koval name itself has a colorful background: in the Ukraine, a koval is a blacksmith, and the word also refers to a “black sheep”, or someone who does something out of the ordinary. Here’s where our modern-day ... [Full Article]