Monthly Archives: March 2016

Coconut sugar #1

As the spirit chemist at Spiritopia Liqueurs, I have a vested interest in sugar. I also like it a little too much, like many others. Recently, there has been a lot of buzz about a new sweetener - coconut sugar (also called coconut palm sugar). It's a natural product made from the sap of the…
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Bourbon Style Apple Brandy

Our first apple brandy is affectionately called "Bourbon Style." It is aged in charred American oak barrels as opposed to toasted French Oak barrels. While this may seem to be a fine point, it makes a very large difference in the taste profile. Most of what is tasted in an aged spirit comes from the…
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