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Christopher Williams

Distiller, Coppersea Distilling in West Park, NY United States

Christopher Williams is distillery manager of Coppersea Distilling, a traditional methods farm distillery in New York's Hudson Valley. He is a founding director of the New York State Distillers Guild.

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A Brief History of Distilling In New York

BY CHRISTOPHER WILLIAMS
@ VOL 4 ON NOV 21, 2013

Christopher Williams gives a brief, but detailed history of distilling in New York. He goes into depth on the Golden Age of distilleries in the state prior to prohibition and their subsequent demise. Christopher goes on to describe the contemporary reemergence of the industry--a New York distilling "renaissance".

"Presentation of the Day" on January 8, 2014.