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LIMITED RELEASE SEASONALS AND "STILL CRAZY" SPIRITS
Uniquely local and uniquely flavorful. Our limited release spirits allow us to bring one-of-a-kind expressions to the market and partner with other local companies in the process. Click here for the batch notes on our limited products.

UPCOMING
LIMITED
RELEASE
TENTATIVE SCHEDULE

9/5/14 -
Iowish Cream
Liqueur

10/3/14 -
Iowa Coffee
CompanyLiqueur

10/3/14 -
Cody Road Single
Barrel Bourbon

12/5/14 -
Stone Fence
Apple Cider Whiskey

STILL CRAZY - BARREL RIVER ROSE GIN - AUGUST 2014
A fun experiement for us resulted in one of our favorites! We soaked our River Rose Gin in new, charred oak barrels at high proof. The result? Amazing vanilla notes added to our beatifully delicate gin. This is amazing for old fashioneds, negronis and with cream soda! We released 1,500 bottles of this limited spirit.

SEASONAL No. 13 - Big Peach Liqueur - JULY 2014
When we did our distillation training in Germany, we quickly realized that the Germans knew a thing or two about making liqueurs. So we took their recipe for one of America's favorite liqueurs and put it to use. We used our River Pilot Vodka for the base and added real peaches and sugar for this fabulous summertime sipper. We made 3,000 bottles of this limited release. We are pretty sure this will have to come back next year!

SEASONAL No. 12 - Queen Bee Honey Whiskey - APRIL 2014
One of our most popular seasonals back for the third year. This time, we used a new base for the whiskey. Our traditional Cody Road Bourbon provides for an even sweeter taste than the corn whiskey used in past years. Combined with natural clover honey source from Preston, Iowa, we get a perfect kiss of sweetness. We went through nearly 60 gallons of honey to make this spirit. We released 5,000 bottles of this limited spirit for 2014.

STILL CRAZY - SIX SHOOTER SMOKE WHISKEY - FEBRUARY 2014
Smoke 'em if you got 'em! We made only 1,032 bottles of this unique whiskey. We started with our Cody Road Rye whiskey and added a cherry wood smoked six row barley. It gives the whiskey a unique sweetness with a barbecue smoke finish. Grab this one for something completely different!

 

SEASONAL No. 11 - STONE FENCE APPLE CIDER WHISKEY - DECEMBER 2013
Our winter seasonal draws off a bit of history. Legend has it that Buffalo Bill Cody's cocktail of choice was the "Stone Fence" which is apple cider and rye whiskey. Our Cody Road Rye Whiskey comes out of the barrel at around 100 proof. We usually add water to it to take it down to bottling proof. This time, we added fresh apple cider from Gravert's Apple Orchard in Sabula, Iowa for a one of a kind flavor. We made 3,000 bottles of this seasonal.

  SEASONAL No. 10 - IOWA COFFEE COMPANY LIQUEUR - OCTOBER 2013
The third year for this popular seasonal. We use fresh roasted coffee from the Iowa Coffee Company in Runnels, Iowa and infuse it into our River Pilot Vodka along with cinnamon, vanilla and sugar. The perfect cordial for the cooler months. This coffee liqueur has become a staple of fall for our fans. We made 5,000 bottles of this autumnal favorite this year.
     

STILL CRAZY - Mono Loco Banana Flavored Rye Whiskey - SEPTEMBER 2013
We're not crazy, just bananas! We made only 1,032 bottles of this unique whiskey. We started with our Cody Road Rye whiskey and infused it with 1,000 pounds of real bananas for about a week. The result was filtered and bottled as Mono Loco which is Spanish for "Crazy Monkey" and we think this one lives up to the name.

 
      SEASONAL No. 9 - Pride of the Wapsi Strawberry Vodka - JULY 2013
Our popular summer seasonal is back! Using fresh strawberries from Pride of the Wapsi, a berry patch just about 20 miles from us in Long Grove, Iowa, we have this wonderful taste of summer. We fill the still with River Pilot Vodka and then add the fresh strawberries and let it steep overnight. The next day we redistill the vodka for a one of a kind smooth flavor. We are already making plans on next year's batch. We released 4,000 bottles of this seasonal spirit.
 
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