This past Brewstillery event in May really opened Sugar House Distillery up to a group of people we have not been able to get in front of at other events. Illustration: Karly Tingey
(L–R) Holystone Distilling Co-Owners Michael DeShazo and Head Distiller Ethan Miller are finalizing Holystone Distilling, shaping it to be a nautical exploration of whiskey and other spirits. Photo: Jessica Bundy
(L–R) Lulu Podratz, JP Bernier and Vita Bernier. Photo: Jennifer Thayn
Cody Kirkland, creator of Crybaby Bitters, has transformed his experience in coffee and interest for making cocktails into a business in which he handcrafts his own signature line of unique bitters, punched with personality and pizzaz. Photo: Chad Kirkland
Waterpocket Co-Owner Alan Scott continually seeks to revive dead or rare liqueur traditions. Photo: ColtonMarsalaPhotography.com
Bartenders on staff at the P.C. Saloon get together a few times a year to craft new cocktails and work on creations that visitors will fall in love with. (L–R) David Perkins and Jane Perkins. Photo: LmSorenson.net
(L–R) Bryan Wrigley, Scott Gardner, Sean Neves and Matt Pfohl (not pictured) will curate Congregation Spirits in the Euclid neighborhood. Photo: John Barkiple
SeaQuench Ale pours a light-straw yellow that falls on the hazy side of the spectrum. Photo: Chris Hollands
Photo courtesy of Moab Distillery
A serial entrepreneur and visionary, Marc Christensen, would step up and decree “Let’s build a world-class distillery in Salt Lake City … and if we never make a dime, at least we’ll know one thing…we will forever drink only from the finest hand-crafted spirits from Utah.” (L–R) Karina Soriano, Marc Christensen, Mike McSorley, Chazz Gustin and Channalyn Tek. Photo: Tyson Call