Hallock News


01/05/2018 11:38 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Minnesota distillery studying rye varieties for whiskey 

Mike Swanson inhales the scent from raw distillate. He said different rye varieties often have strikingly different tastes when distilled.


01/03/2018 06:24 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Minnesota sheriff to investigate livestock killed by wolves 

In this Dec. 27, 2017 photo, Kittson County Sheriff Steve Porter explains a map his office created to document confirmed and alleged cases of cattle killed by wolves in Kittson County, in Hallock, Minn. Porter's office is investigating wolf kills to help ranches get reimbursement from the state.


12/27/2017 01:39 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Inside the whiskey revolution in northern Minnesota 

Swanson, who owns Hallock, Minn.-based Far North Spirits, argues craft distillers need to pay more attention to the front end of the process. In the case of whiskey, it's the rye that makes the mash that makes the whiskey.