1512 Barbershop? Where Did This Come From?

Just met with a representative for 1512 Spirits today, a little outfit that has been making illegal moonshine for three generations.  From what I've heard (from them and from others) the guy behind this project is a distillation genius.  Can't wait to meet him.  I just pre-ordered four cases of their newest white rye batch coming out in a few weeks.  Word is they may have some older stuff hiding away as well.  Mike Barber of our SF store actually met him at his barber shop a few years back and traded him some wine for booze.  This guy still works as a barber five days a week in SF and distills at night in Sonoma County.  In any case, Mike said the spirits are the real deal.  We'll have 48 bottles of this 100% white rye in a few weeks.  It's very, very good.  I hope it's an indication of what is to come.  I plan on doing plenty o' business with 1512.

-David Driscoll

David Driscoll