The American Whiskey story started with Rye. Distillers were some of America’s original entrepreneurs who distilled this great spirit in urban centers across the mid-Atlantic. At Sagamore Spirit, we honor this history by picking up the torch.
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Ricky and Leslie drive a combine along a rye field at Carroll Mill Farm in Ellicott City, Maryland. Together with Sagamore Spirit, they started growing rye for distillation in 2018.
The anthem track, Barnburning, is written and performed by Gangstagrass, a rap-meets-bluegrass band from Brooklyn, New York. The band recently ranked #1 on Billboard’s Bluegrass Albums Chart for their latest release, “No Time For Enemies.” It’s the first time rappers have ever been at the top of the Bluegrass Chart.
Ezra (L) and Aaron (R) are mixology veterans who started the Cane Collective, a Baltimore-based cocktail and mixers shop dedicated to bringing the experience of craft bartending into people’s homes.
Andy (L), Ryan (T), and Corryn (R) are part of Sagamore Spirit’s distilling and operations team. Sagamore Spirit intentionally does not have a Master Distiller. It’s a team-centric process ; every idea, innovation, and palate matters.
The time-honored tradition of making a barrel is just as important as making the whiskey. We work directly with stave mills and cooperages to procure all of our 53-gallon American charred oak barrels, each expertly charred to a level three.