Baltimore City Paper

Maryland's Booming Booze-a-palooza

Real, honest-to-god Maryland rye at last! Pleasant nose, rich mouthfeel, corny sweetness interwoven with crisp rye notes, and a finish as smooth as the Baltimore Beltway the day it opened in 1962.

OK, this rye predates I-695 and was probably bottled in the 1940s. I'm drinking the state's distilling past, not the craft-spirit future I wrote about back in January ("Local Liquor," Feature, Issue 4). But there is a connection. This was a vintage bottle of Belvedere Maryland Straight Rye...



The Spirits Business

Historic Building Transformed into Craft Distillery

The owners of McClintock Distilling plan to open the craft distillery in Frederick this autumn, launching with a craft gin using “Appalachian-inspired” botanicals as well as a “sustainably sourced” white whiskey.

McClintock will also produce a Bourbon and Irish-style whiskey to age in barrels on site for future sale...



Frederick News-Post

Innovative Spirits: Distillery to open in downtown Frederick

The gutted shell of a 100-year-old mechanic’s garage along Carroll Creek is set to open this fall as the first distillery in downtown Frederick since the Prohibition era.

Original windows, concrete rubble flooring and brick walls line the interior of the leased building, but it will soon have a glass wall splitting the 5,000-square-foot space in two for a tasting room and production room...




McClintock Distilling to open in Downtown Frederick, MD

Craft Distillery Has Secured New Location on Carroll Creek

Frederick, Maryland (PRWEB) July 15, 2015 — McClintock Distilling has begun renovation of the historic building at 35 South Carroll Street in downtown Frederick. The owners of McClintock Distilling plan to open the craft distillery this fall, providing hand-crafted spirits made from scratch at the Frederick location. Tours and tastings will be available to the public and the venue will operate as an event space for the community as well...



Business in Frederick Blog:

McClintock Distillery to Call DOwntown Frederick Home

A new business is in the process of calling Downtown Frederick and Carroll Creek Park home. McClintock Distilling Company announced plans to renovate 35 South Carroll Street and open in the fall. They will focus on small batch, limited release products that use unconventional ingredients...


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