Washingtonian Magazine, January 16, 2015

The Best Distilleries in Washington
By Will Grunewald

A tasting guide to the new—and some tried-and-true—small-batch local distilleries.

Lyon Distilling | washingtonian Best Distilleries in Washington

Lyon Distilling Company
This year-old St. Michaels outfit churns out spot-on corn andrye whiskeys as well as white rum, but distiller Ben Lyon’s staple is dark rum, a blend of molasses and sugar cane distilled in particularly small pots to heighten the caramelized goodness, then aged in barrels.