April is whiskey making month at Sweetgrass Farm Winery & Distillery! Stop in at Sweetgrass in Union, Maine on Wednesdays in April to see how whiskey is made from grain to glass. Each Wednesday will feature a different topic and include a grain and mash bill discussion. There is no charge as these events are free!
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
5 – 7 PM
Demonstration of their mashing technique and discussing their mash bill vs. other types of whiskey.
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
11: AM – 1 PM
Explore whiskey production concentrating on tasting the wash on its way from sweet wort to high strength beer.
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
5 – 7 PM
See the still in action making first run whiskey as they explore the differences a year in barrel makes.
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
11 AM – 1 PM
Enjoy the warmth of the still as they complete a spirit run and barrel their single malt whiskey. Sample bites that pair well with a wee dram.
Not available in April? That’s ok! Sweetgrass Farm’s retail shop and tasting room doesn’t open for the season until May 1st. Stop in then and taste their wines, ports, and spirits. Learn about wine production from their award-winning winemaker and owner on their farm which preserves Union’s rich farming tradition. Hike their trails, picnic, and enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of the Medomak River Valley. Sweetgrass Farm is a family run business firmly rooted in the community, supporting local sustainable agriculture. They donate 10% of their profits to organizations which support families, children, and rural life.
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