Images from two of our neighborhood microdistilleries
The 2005 state Legislature approved a bill introduced by former Rep. Brady Wiseman, D-Bozeman, that outlined the licensing framework for microdistilleries. Then in 2007, the Legislature allowed distilleries to have tasting rooms and sell their own bottles in regulated quantities, instead of strictly through the state.
Click the image or use the arrows to see photographs from Ridge Distillery and Whistling Andy.
Read the full story by Myers Reese, Moonshining Goes Mainstream.