Gordian Knot Rum Not Your Old Pirate’s Booty

Legend said that the one to undo the Gordian Knot would be king. Many tried to untie the intractable weave, and many failed, until a soldier came forward, drew his sword and cut through the knot. In that one bold stroke, the soldier unraveled the rope, untied the knot, and sealed his fortune. When Greensboro native and Executive Chef Mitchell Nicks and business owner Tom Bruce decided to join forces and create the perfect spirit, bourbon was quickly decided against due to the oversaturated market. Their research showed that rum was the next big trend in the spirit business. However,
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Old Nick Williams Distillery – Forgotten No More!

Old Nick Williams Distillery – Forgotten No More! by Kristen Margo Daukas Tucked away in the woods, off a backcountry road in Lewisville is the home to one of the oldest distilleries in the US. If you’re going too fast, you’ll miss the sign that directs guests to the tasting room and the place where a 250-year-old recipe is being used to make some of the finest bourbon, whiskey, and rum that you have ever tasted. Most of the stories about Old Nick’s Distillery begin with the year 1768 but truth be told, this family’s history goes back way before
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Tapped into Craft: Local Brewery, Winery, and Distillery September 2019

Tapped into Craft: Local Brewery, Winery, and Distillery September 2019   Triad Brewers Alliance www.triadbrewers.com The Triad Brewers Alliance formed in 2017 to serve breweries in the Piedmont Triad and to promote the Triad as a destination location of North Carolina. We currently serve 20 breweries across the 11 counties of the Triad. Visit our website to learn more about our mission, breweries, and events!   Old Nick Williams Co. Farm & Distillery oldnickwhiskey.com 2675 Williams Road Lewisville, NC 27023 336-946-1012 Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 11 AM – 8 PM NC Moonshine Run benefitting the Petty Family Foundation Join
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2 Year Grand Re-opening: Local Celebration & Rum Release

Old Nick Williams farm and distillery 2 Year Grand Re-opening: Local Celebration & Rum Release Sarah K Wilson   Tucked away in the lush forest of Lewisville proudly stands the Old Nick Williams Distillery and sprawling farm. The smell of sweet molasses and grains spill through the air, as bottles of whisky, bourbon, and recently rum, are made on-site with local farm-sourced ingredients. The ONW Jamerican rum is set to be released on June 15th, where there will be live Jamaican music, food trucks, games, local vendors, and an all around party to celebrate the big debut and the two
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