The story of spirit-makers in this state is directly tied to its legislative history. When European settlers arrived in the new land, they brought with them a taste for alcohol, and the know-how to produce it. They also learned quickly that the native people they encountered were unfamiliar with those products and their effects. It didn't take
With the craft cocktail scene on the rise, and increasingly abundant opportunities to visit distilleries in Michigan, it may help to bone up on some common terms before heading out to enjoy local spirits. Terms to use with a bartender when ordering spirits… Aperitifs – Drinks served before a meal that are meant to stimulate the appetite.