A spirited debate: When craft spirits aren’t always from scratch

A spirited debate: When craft spirits aren’t always from scratch
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By Krista Driscoll

A couple of craft spirits producers have come under fire lately for the way they are presenting their hooch. Separate class-action suits have been filed against Templeton Rye, in Iowa, and Tito’s Handmade Vodka, in Texas, each alleging that the respective distilleries are misleading consumers with claims that its products are small-batch and hand-made. Consumers are increasingly demanding to know where their food and drink come from, and for many, the factory-sourced whiskey Templeton is bottling and the mass-produced vodka Tito’s is cranking out aren’t making the cut of “craft spirit.” It boils down to perception versus reality, but the …

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