We just picked up about 300 pounds of fresh strawberries today! These beautiful fruits were hand-picked, de-topped, and washed in Stone Arabia, NY and transported back to the distillery. On the first day, we already pressed 70 pounds for juice.
Our New York Pawpaw farm is doing well, and getting a lot of rain and sun this year so far. One tree has 11 fruit on it alone! Some trees are mature, others are seedlings in tree tubes. All indications
Mohawk Spirits Distillery won a Silver Medal for its Strawberry Liqueur at the 2017 ADI Judging of Craft Spirits, and international judging competition. Our strawberry liqueur is made from strawberries grown in nearby Stone Arabia, New York, hand-picked, and hand
Eric from Mohawk Spirits was able to attend the international pawpaw conference at Kentucky State University, which was also the 100th anniversary of the 1916 American Genetics Best Pawpaw Contest! Attendees hailed from all over the world, and many interesting
Eric was able to attend the Delaware Pawpaw Festival in Wilmington, DE at Alapocas State Park. There, he met with Dr. Ron Powell, president of the North American Pawpaw Growers Association (NAPGA), as well as the Ohio Pawpaw Growers Association.
This gem was a highly efficient pilot-scale condenser, made by Adams-Chittenden. It was found online and was to be a great addition to our 200L pot as the primary condenser. Unfortunately, those internal cooling coils are subject to vibration damage,
Mohawk Spirits is now a proud member of the North American Pawpaw Growers Association (NAPGA). We have a nursery containing 293 seedlings and 12 semi-mature trees of 8 varietals. As producers of pawpaw liqueur, we are very committed to establishing
Mohawk Spirits has just secured it first 150 pounds of organic strawberries from the Dutch Barn Farm in Stone Arabia! Most of these strawberries will be processed and fermented for distilling later. They are incredibly tart and sweet and bright