Journal

Announcing Von Humboldt’s Natur Wasser, a spirituous accompaniment to Andrea Wulf’s newest book, The Invention of Nature. Von Humboldt’s Natur Wasser is a limited edition, 40-proof  Tamarind Cordial created right here at Tamworth Distilling and Mercantile. Only 500 bottles were produced, and will be available at talks and dinners with Wulf as well as for purchase in our distillery. […]

The first batches of our spirits were released this summer and the response has been overwhelmingly positive, so we’ve decided to bottle a special run of our most popular spirit – our smooth and honeyed Apiary Gin. A very limited amount of bottles are now available for pre-order, reserved for you to pick up at […]

Here in Tamworth, the stories we tell are the spirits we create. Flowers tell the story of seasons, so we’re telling the story of our local flora in the form of the most floral spirit possible: gin. The conception of  Tamworth Garden spirits began on the hillsides of New Hampshire. Inspired by local flora, we’ve […]

“The keeping of bees is like the direction of sunshine.” – Thoreau The story of Tamworth began with the story of hard work in a hard land, the relationship between the people and the soil. Our Apiary Gin celebrates the efforts of the most industrious workers around us: our local bees. Distilled with juniper berries, […]

As the weather breaks we have one thing on our minds – foraging for new ingredients! This time we’re on a hunt for fragrant Balsam Poplar buds. With few budding trees in Tamworth, we grabbed an axe and made our way up to Coos County to meet with UNH Forester Brendan Prusik and Agricultural Educator […]

Maybe it’s because we’ve got a thing for booze, but to us, a lawn full of dandelions means a belly full of wine. We took advantage of the vibrant florets sprouting up in New Hampshire and starting plucking our way to a batch of homemade Dandelion wine. Like most wine, each batch takes time to fully […]

Spring is just around the corner, but Tamworth is just as beautiful when the town is blanketed in snow. Whether you’re on foot or cross-country skiing, there are just a few more weeks left to go out and take it all in.

It’s about time we sprinkled a little more rye into the pot to get our first batches of rye whiskey cooking. By law, rye’s mash must consist of at least 51% rye. The additional rye adds a particular spice and dryness to the flavor, while corn adds sweetness, and barley drives the fermentation process.