Before whiskey can be imbibed, it goes through many stages. Above, it’s in the form of mash — the state in which the corn, rye and barley mixture that it’s based upon gets fermented. You can see tiny bubbles appearing in the noxiously sweet-sour smelling brine.
Mount Vernon’s distillery is beginning a new round of whiskey-making that will culminate in the eventual sale of the distilled product. Later this month we will also begin a round of scotch-making. Stay tuned for product release dates.