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Wine Enthusiast Podcast: The Story Behind the Best Blended Whiskey in America

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This week we’re looking at an emerging distillery company based in Ohio.

Editor Jacy Topps sat down with former design and brand executive turned master distiller, Adam Hines, to discuss his award-winning spirit’s company.

Opened in 2017, High Bank Distillery Co. has been collecting awards all over the country for their craft whiskey.

Adam shares the story behind his career change; how the pandemic impacted the up-and-coming distillery and how his background in design and branding has helped him create a successful business.

High Bank received the “Best Blended Whiskey in America” award at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition two years in a row. In 2021, for Whiskey War Barrel Proof and again in 2022 for Whiskey War Double Double Oaked. High Bank Distillery was also awarded 5 double golds for their Whiskey War Barrel Proof, Whiskey War Double Oaked, Whiskey War Double Double Oaked, Midnight Cask Barrel Proof and High Bank Vodka.