PostModern Spirits and Methodology are Open For Business

In the heart of the Old City a new distillery opened its doors this week. PostModern Spirits, the brainchild of a group of investors including Eric McNew and Stanton Webster, is distilling spirits and serving up drinks at 205 West Jackson. A grand opening is planned for August 16, but the threw the doors open […]

Post Modern Distilling Plans Production and Sales in the Old City

Remember when Knoxville only had a brewery here and there? I know, it’s hard. With the proliferation of breweries came questions about our capacity to support so many. And then we did. And they helped grow a craft beer culture. The same thing may be happening with spirits as a second distillery, Post Modern Distilling, […]

Knox Whiskey Works Hosts Grand Opening Friday!

I’ve said it before, I sometimes feel like I write about some distant future that never seems to arrive. The first time I sat down with Stanton Webster to talk about the crazy idea of bringing a distillery to downtown Knoxville was over a year ago. The hope then was to open in the spring. […]

Knox Whiskey Works Update – Distiller Announced

  When preparing for this article, I was surprised to realize it’s been just over nine months since I first announced Knox Whiskey Works, a small-batch craft distillery,¬†would be coming to 516 West Jackson Avenue. The projection was for a¬†spring opening and, given we’re close to entering autumn. It turns out they have some news: […]

One Business Isn’t Coming, Another Progresses, One Leaves

More business news continues to pop up here and there. Today’s news isn’t overwhelmingly positive. Business is a complicated matter and a wide range of variables can force a project to change directions entirely. We have a couple of instances of changing directions today, along with one that is steadily moving forward. Let’s start with […]