PHILADELPHIA (THE INQUIRER) – Philadelphia distillers, tired of being among the city’s best-kept secrets, this spring banded together and formed the Philadelphia Distillery Trail for craft-spirits enthusiasts.
Traci Browne, co-owner of Rowhouse Spirits, led the effort. Inspired by similar trails around the country, she designed a website (phillydistillerytrail.com) to allow easy exploration of the region’s craft-spirits scene.
Most distilleries already were operating tours as a way to connect with customers, but collaborating on a website gave the distilleries more visibility.
“Craft spirits, just like craft beer, it’s a rising tide against the big, bad conglomerates of the world,” said Federal Distilling co-owner Matt Quigley…