WHAT THEY'RE SAYING...
MAKING NEW JERSEY PROUD
NEW YORK LIFESTYLE MAGAZINE
"Local, fresh, handcrafted, high quality: These were the goals Sourland Mountain Spirits founder Ray Disch had in mind"
NJ CRAFT SPIRITS ON THE RISE WITH 20 NEW DISTILLERIES
ALE STREET NEWS
“I think the state of the craft spirits industry in NJ is very similar to the initial craft brewery movement”
Cheers To You!: Sourland Mountain Spirits
BURLINGTON COUNTY TIMES
"Join Cheers To You! host Michael Parducci as he visits Sourland Mountain Spirits in Hopewell, NJ to check out their distillery."
SOURLAND MOUNTAIN SPIRITS BRINGS THE FLASK TO FARM-TO-TABLE MOVEMENT
MY CENTRAL JERSEY
""I like to say that the difference between craft and commercial is like the difference between homemade food and fast food. We use the best ingredients we can find, we use the slowest process we can use to ensure quality and we have experienced and knowledgeable distillers who do this not only as a job but as a passion.”
THEY'RE ALL ABOUT SPIRIT
HOPEWELL VALLEY NEIGHBORS
"Hopewell Valley is a place of great community spirit—hard to describe, but undeniably present, it’s what makes the area so special to those who have planted their lives here. If that spirit were to be embodied by a person, perhaps that might be Ray Disch."
MAKING THE PILGRIMAGE TO SOURLAND MOUNTAIN SPIRITS!
NEW JERSEY ISN'T BORING
"Located on a farm, Sourland Mountain Spirits is a already a unique location for a distillery. The property is also home to Troon Brewing and the Brick Farm Tavern, so it’s a fantastic place to spend an afternoon."
THE GIN FROM HOPEWELL'S SOURLAND MOUNTAIN SPIRITS IS NEW JERSEY'S NEXT BIG EXPORT
"The Sourlands was a bootlegger’s paradise back in the day, and just the name — Sourlands — befits a distillery."
NEW DISTILLERY IS N.J.'S FIRST ON A FARM SINCE PROHIBITION, OWNER SAYS
"New Jersey is home to a small, but growing number of craft distilleries. But Ray Disch's newest venture, Sourland Mountain Spirits, is the first to operate on a farm since Prohibition."
SOURLAND MOUNTAIN SPIRITS: NJ'S FIRST FARM DISTILLERY SINCE PROHIBITION
"With its beautifully balanced botanicals and exciting citrus flavors, Sourland Mountain Spirits was recognized as the New Jersey Gin Distillery of the Year at the Eighth Annual New York International Spirits Competition."
A NJ DAY TRIP: SIP A CRAFT SPIRIT IN THE SOURLAND MOUNTAINS
"Producing handcrafted small-batch spirits with fresh local ingredients, Sourland Mountain Spirits says, 'The gin is in' and they have 'a vodka worth sipping.'"
LOCAL ENTREPRENEUR KEEPS ‘SPIRITS’ HIGH WITH LATEST VENTURE
“When people ask the difference between our locally produced spirits and what the big guys put out, I tell them that the easiest analogy is the difference between homemade food and fast food. Homemade food has better ingredients and a slower process. We’re just taking more time and care.”
IN THE SPIRIT
"From Jersey City to Cape May, craft distilleries have been quickly popping up and producing local spirits throughout the state. While craft beers and breweries have grown quite ubiquitous in New Jersey, it’s been in just the past few years that these small batch distilleries, which now number 16 and counting, have been able to produce and promote their wares."
BRICKS & MORTAR MAGAZINE
"Whether you choose to raise a glass filled with spirits, craft beer, or wine, you’ll find the best of the best right in our backyard. Sourland Mountain Spirits (sourlandspirits.com)—the first farm distillery since prohibition—makes its local, fresh, handcrafted spirits in a state-of-the-art distillery/renovated barn behind Hopewell’s Brick Farm Tavern."
Let's Try: Sourland Mountain Spirits
"ou can witness that process up close at Sourland Mountain Spirits, a small-batch distillery that opened recently at Double Brook Farm in Hopewell. Sourland Mountain Spirits, an independent operation started by Hopewell entrepreneur Ray Disch and a group of investors including U.S. 1 co-publisher Jamie Griswold, has been bottling gin since early last year and more recently added vodka and rum to the portfolio."