• Charlotte whiskey nabs national recognition for best in state

    By: by Jennifer Thomas, Charlotte Business Journal


    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - A Charlotte spirit has caught the attention of Esquire magazine, which recently released its list of best whiskeys in every state.

    Great Wagon Road’s Rua snagged the honor for North Carolina.

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    The publication notes there are around 2,000 distilleries in the U.S. Its selections recognize distillers that distill their own product.

    Ollie Mulligan — a native of County Kildare, Ireland — is behind Great Wagon Road. He founded that South End distillery in 2013.

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