Author: Ashby

Sebastopol’s Spirit Works Distillery scores bonus points for the fun names attached to its cocktail kits. Think options like The Naked Ape, Rhythm & Booze, Crystal Healing, and Lux Rider (pictured). 6790 McKinley Street #100, Sebastopol, (707) 634-4793, spiritworksdistillery.com. (Courtesy of Spirit Works Distillery)Pandemic restrictions and precautions will change the...

Krystal Goulart—Head Distiller—Spirit Works DistillerySpirit Works Distillery owners Ashby and Timo Marshall celebrate female-driven innovation at this small distillery in Sebastopol, California, and give Goulart and her team plenty of opportunity to craft with skill and instinct. In July 2020, the American Distilling Institute named...

Spirit Works Bottled in Bond Straight Rye—88 points, $60 Northern California’s Spirit Works Distillery produces a variety of whiskeys, gins, and other spirits, including this bottled in bond rye, which has flavors of flower bouquets, pistachio pudding, and nougat. All of Spirit Works’ products are milled,...