Local Farms Craft Sustainable Business – Huffington Post

“Local”, “Organic”, and “Fair-Trade USA” are sought after products for many shoppers today. These labels are a non-negotiable staple when given the choice. The artisan, farm-to-table spirit has deep roots in the Pacific Northwest and is now proudly seen in Seattle’s-own distillery market. Home to 27 micro distilleries, Seattle is the fastest growing player in America.

Craft distillery locations increased …

Sunset Review

The Craftsman-style windows and the Prohibition-era memorabilia in his tasting room hint at distiller Mike Sherlock’s past as a houseboat builder and his fascination with the 1920s and ’30s. Sherlock, a Whidbey Island native, uses winter wheat sourced from Whidbey’s Ebey Road Farm to make vodka and gin, and Eastern Washington rye for two Prohibition-style (heavy on the rye) whiskeys. …

Sip Northwest: Best of 2012

Best of Industry Influencers: Mike Sherlock, Fremont Mischief Distillery.

It would be hard to find a more archetypical Seattleite then Mike Sherlock. For almost 30 years, Sherlock fished for salmon in Bristol Bay and for crab in the Bering Sea. He also owned a shipyard near Gasworks Park that built and outfitted everything from skiffs to factory trawlers, and he …

12 Local Spirits You Must Taste

Seattle magazine:
Our picks for the Washington state top shelf.

By: A.J. Rathbun  |   December 2011   |  FROM THE PRINT EDITION

Ebb+Flow Vodka
Headlong White Dog Whiskey
Legacy Vodka
Pacifique Absinthe
Grappa Giallo
Washington Wheat Whiskey
Voyager Dry Gin
Samish Bay Whiskey
Skip Rock Vodka
Chilean-style Brandy
Hedge Trimmer Gin

and…
Fremont Mischief Whiskey

With a rye base, this …

The Daily Sip: Fremont Mischief Rex Velvet “Sinister Spirit” Beet Vodka

SPIRIT FRIDAY: Fremont Mischief Distillery Rex Velvet “Sinister Spirit” Beet Vodka

by Erin Thomas

 

That’s a mouthful and so is this limited edition specialty vodka by Fremont Mischief. The spirit is dazzlingly infused with beet juice for a menacing veneer in the glass to match its muse – Rex Velvet, Seattle’s villainous answer to the city’s faux crime-fighter, Phoenix …

Seattle Met Review

    Fremont Mischief Brings a Playful-Yet-Serious Spirit to the Ship Canal Corridor
    BY BRIAN COLELLA

Mike Sherlock gives a rueful laugh when he says that his Fremont Mischief distillery was supposed to be a retirement adventure. While more fun than the Lake Union shipyard he ran for 17 years—“we’re always smiling at work now”—it’s still a full-time job. Walking me around …

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