Aspen Times Weekly: In good spirits

“So-called “craft” spirits are booming — there are now more than 600 microdistillers of artisanal whiskey, vodka, rum, tequila, and other types of hooch, according to the American Distilling Institute, a figure that has soared from just 50 in 2005 — but they’re also loosely labeled and regulated…seeking guidance, I sat down with three local experts in the wide world of American spirits: Yeager; Mark Kleckner, CFO/COO of Woody Creek Distillers in Basalt; and Jeremy Barbin, on-premise spirits specialist for Southern Wine & Spirits of Colorado.”