Issues: Vol. 26 Issue 3

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The Spirited Return of Distilling in KC

Kansas City’s rich history of distilling began more than a century ago, but it evaporated after Prohibition was enacted in 1922. In fact, buying a bottle of gin, whiskey or vodka made in Kansas City was impossible until a few years ago. With the arrival of J. Rieger & Company, Tom’s Town Distilling Company, Restless Spirits Distilling Company, and several other distilleries, locally-made spirits are flowing in and out of…