In order to make whiskey... you start by making beer.

Starches are converted to sugars, which brewers refer to as wort and distillers call wash. The product is then fermented to create beer. Whiskey requires a couple of additional steps. The beer is distilled to increase the proof and the distillate is then barrel-aged to create whiskey.

The Foundry team has been collaborating with various breweries for many years, and we came up with an idea. Why don’t we use the recipes for some of our favorite beers and further process these into whiskey? The Brewer-Distiller Alliance was born.

Picture yourself enjoying a bottle of the beer and a glass of whiskey, both of which started their life as the same liquid!

"We are working with some of the best breweries in the industry to create a collection of the most unique and interesting whiskeys in the world." SCOTT BUSH, OWNER—FOUNDRY DISTILLING CO.

Unfiltered Wheat Ale

Boulevard Brewing

RELEASE: October 2022

AROMA: Banana bread, citrus

TASTE: Banana, clove

FINISH: Sweet bread

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Ruthie Lager

Exile Brewing

RELEASE: December 2020

AROMA: Baking spices, honey, toast, spiced bread

TASTE: Cinnamon roll, baking spices, vanilla, toasted wood

FINISH: Sweet and savory, baking spices, lingering toasted wood

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Blonde Fatale

Peace Tree Brewing

RELEASE: March 27th, 2021

AROMA: Earthy, black tea, bread

TASTE: Malt, bready, light banana

FINISH: Beer malt

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Arrogant Bastard Ale

Arrogant Consortia - Stone Brewing

RELEASE: April 17th, 2021

AROMA: Breath it in. Savor the aroma of enlightenment.

TASTE: is subjective. In this case however, we f'n nailed it.

FINISH: Yes. Eventually...but good god, take your bloody time.

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Milk Stout

Left Hand Brewing

RELEASE: May 2021

AROMA: Milk chocolate, graham cracker, burnt sugars

TASTE: Cocoa powder, bready, marshmallow sweetness

FINISH: Short and sweet

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Furious IPA

Surly Brewing

RELEASE: July 2021

AROMA: Earthy, citrus, caramels, malt forward

TASTE: Orange zest, taffy sweetness, bready

FINISH: Zesty finish

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Des Moines IPA

Confluence Brewing

RELEASE: October 2021

AROMA: Mellow tangerine, sweet bread, light red fruits, green earth

TASTE: Orange citrus sweet bread, light and mellow overall

FINISH: Lingering oily sweetness

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Easy Eddy

Big Grove

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The Sixth Glass American Malt Whiskey

Boulevard Brewing

RELEASE: August 27th, 2022

AROMA: Vanilla, Straw, Banana

TASTE: Clove, Pear, Peppercorn

FINISH: Warm cinnamon, Pie crust

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Imperial Stout

Stone Brewing

RELEASE: November 26th, 2022

AROMA: Green wood, floral, herbal, pine sap

TASTE: Floral, herbal, subtle chocolate

FINISH: Pepper and baking spices

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Hugzilla Whiskey

Gezellig Brewing Company

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Tip the Cow

SingleSpeed Brewing

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Axe Man IPA.

Surly Brewing

RELEASE: September 17th, 2022

AROMA: Hay, hop aromatics, green earth, white wine

TASTE: Drying, hop bitter, grassy

FINISH: Bittersweet

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Galactic Cowboy Imperial Stout

Left Hand Brewing

RELEASE: September 2022

AROMA: Chocolate vanilla marble cake

TASTE: Peppermint patty, chocolate cake

FINISH: Milk chocolate, vanilla bean

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Cicada Killer Imperial Stout

Barn Town Brewing

AROMA: Powdered bakers chocolate

TASTE: Chocolate graham cracker

FINISH: Bittersweet chocolate

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Irish Red Ale

Boulevard Brewing

RELEASE: February 2023

AROMA: Malt forward

TASTE: Light fruits, subtle chocolate

FINISH: Light and smooth

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Pseudo Sue

Toppling Goliath

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