Tag: Allen Katz


New York Distilling Company’s Allen Katz

Whether he’s pursuing his first batch of authentic rye or a prize-winning beard, Allen Katz throws himself completely into his projects. And from what we can tell sipping New York Distilling Company’s gins, his passion is paying off.

Navy Strength Gin, Sipped in the Shanty (aka a Visit to The New York Distilling Co. in Williamsburg)

Readers might recall the piece we did two summers ago on the fledging distillery boom in our borough. (It was called “The Whiskey Rebellion.”) Flash-forward two years and we’ve actually lost count of the number of small-batch, craft-liquor producers that are creating vodka, whiskey, and gin right under our noses, but only one, as far as we know, has it’s very own bar. We highlighted both the distillery and The Shanty in our current NY1 segment, so be sure to watch to learn more about the two unique gins they now have on the market.

The Whiskey Rebellion

It’s Sunday morning in Williamsburg and Colin Spoelman is making whiskey. On the second floor…