Lisa Laird Dunn
The Laird Family has been producing Applejack in Scobeyville since the 1600's. The commercial distillery was established in 1780 and is America's oldest native distillery. There were once hundreds of applejack producers in the northeast and across America. Now Laird & Co. stands alone. After years of decline along with other brown spirits, Applejack is the hottest commodity among the worlds preeminent mixolgists. Francis and Mark have been enthusiastic supporters of Applejack (aka: Jersey Lightening) for more than a decade. Its character and depth make it very useful tool in the arsenal of the cocktailian.
Podcast Date: 7/22/2009