From Spiked Ginger Beers to Rocky Mountain Whiskey

By: Michael Hemsworth - Sep 5, 2014
There are a number of companies that control the majority of booze you find on store shelves, but this collection of independent alcohol brands highlights the ways that craft beer, organic wine and small-batch whiskies are making their way onto the scene. Although independent alcohol brands have a bad rep for being uptight, we're seeing a backlash against this notion; looking to reinvent the staunch alcohol industry, independent alcohol brands are pushing boundaries, trying new processes and even bringing back old school ones to the delight of not just connoisseurs but consumers of all kinds.

Whether it's a brand that operates out of your hometown or one in the Ozarks, these independent alcohol brands will help to offer a sneak peek into how the little guys are taking on corporate protocol.