Your whiskey has been declared "wicked good" and "5 star" by a panel of 4 amateur libation lovers
(1 transplant Southerner (me) and 3 born and bred Yanks). Erin C.
Came across their vodka at a local store and figured I would give it a try. I'm hooked it's a first rate vodka and I'd put it against anything out there. Doug F.
We've only tapped into the gin so far, and it was incredible! Truly worthy of the results you received at the NY International Spirits awards. Zach B.
"The Spiced Rum is beyond fantastic. Probably the best I've ever had." Shane K.
Featured in "Made in Alabama: Flavors only found in the Heart of Dixie"
Featured in "The Strangest Spirit Made in Every State"
The John Emerald Tasting Room listed as one of the Top 38 bars in the South
Hugh Wesley's Gin is proudly served at The Hotel at Auburn University in the "The Emerald" featured in The Food Networks "50 States of Frozen Drinks"
Winner of a 2016 Food Award in the Spirits Category
Our John's Alabama Single Malt Whiskey featured as the number 1 Christmas gift for men
Several articles by our hometown paper
Featured in "Brewing Up Business"
Another great hometown newspaper with JED stories
Featured in "Made in America — More Handmade, Eco-friendly and Small Batch Goods from the South"
Featured in a September 2016 article about Southern Makers
Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary likely didn’t have Opelika, Alabama’s John Emerald Distillery (JED) in mind when crafting its definition of “family.” But the description fits the distillery as closely as the staves of the hand-fitted barrels holding JED’s aging spirits.
Southern Kitchen Video
Simply Southern TV
SOUTHERN MAKERS VIDEO
ABSOLUTELY ALABAMA TV SHOW
WITH FRED HUNTER
ALABAMA PUBLIC RADIO
Unknown Track - Unknown Artist
00:00 / 00:00
john and jimmy at the bar
outside distillery with sunset
John with friends in NYC
The Sharp Clan