Mark Vierthaler of Tenth Ward Distilling Company

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On this episode we have Mark A. Vierthaler. Mark is the head distiller at Tenth Ward Distilling Company in Frederick, Maryland. Some of the spirits they produce are a genever style gin, absinthe nouvelle, caraway rye, and a smoked corn whiskey. On this episode:

·         Support and collaboration within the craft spirits community

·         The history of absinthe and Maryland rye

·         An in-depth look at how the spirits world operates

The distillers and distilleries mentioned: Privateer RumLeopold BrothersFew SpiritsOrchid Cellar Meadery & Winery, and McClintock Distilling.

This episode was recorded prior to the spread of Covid-19. Because of the current situation, Tenth Ward founder Monica Pearce has decided to begin producing both hand sanitizer and surface disinfectant

Books MentionedLiquid Intelligence by Dave Arnold (and check out Dave’s podcast Cooking Issues), Neurogastronomy by Gordon Shepherd, and the popular favorite The Flavor Bible.




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Outro music provided by podcast guest Dylan Ubaldo (check out Toyomansi)

Thank you to this week’s sponsors Tyler Wright, Little Fig Bake Shop in Baltimore, MD and Café Bueno in Frederick, Maryland. Thanks so much for the support.

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