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We're not the most superstitious bunch here at Spirit Works Distillery, but when we're making sloe gin during Lunantishee Day (May 11th or November 11th), we take precautions. According to Irish folklore, Lunantishee are the mischievous spirits that guard the blackthorn bush which produces sloes. Apparently an...

Most people wouldn't choose to work on their birthday, but what if you were bottling Gin with 10 of your closest friends? In the beginning of April, Spirit Works hosted a private party celebrating a 60th birthday while bottling our 24th batch of Gin! Our...

Its official, Spirit Works Distillery can now sell up to three 750ml bottles of our spirits per tasting room customer, per day! The long anticipated AB 1295 which was signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown in October 2015 went into effect January 1st of...

The first month of 2016 is about to end and while it went extremely fast, we had a lot of fun. Every January, we begin the year with a multi-day company retreat. We discuss the previous year and present our plans for the coming one. We...

January 8th 2016 became a very exciting day at Spirit Works Distillery. We received our public notice from the California Alcoholic Beverage Control for our application for the newly created Craft Distiller's License. The Craft Distiller's License (Type 74) is the result of successful lobbying...

Earlier this month, we opened the doors of Spirit Works Distillery to the public to celebrate the launch of our whiskey. What a wonderful night it was, the turnout was amazing! December 1st, 2015, we had almost 300 people come through our space to sample both our Straight...

Here at Spirit Works Distillery, we have always been a grain-to-glass facility. We bring in whole grain, we send bottled spirits out into the world, and we are very proud of this philosophy. Our production team has now added corn into the mix! We officially laid down...

Yesterday was Veteran's Day, (thank you to all Veterans) and while this was a work holiday for many people, it was a day to build new pallet racking for some of the team at Spirit Works Distillery. Timo and Shannon, who is a good friend...