You’re either a beer drinker or a booze drinker. Never the two shall mix. At least, that’s how the old adage goes.
Recently, the seemingly separate worlds are drawing closer and closer as brewers start dabbling in distilling and vice versa. Dave Thibodeau, co-founder of Ska Brewing, is one such individual. After opening Ska in 1995, he helped opened Peach Street Distilling.
These facilities have worked together – the used barrels are filled with beer and beer is distilled into spirit – while Thibodeau learns more about both sides of his operations.