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How it all began

BORN OF FIRE & FRIENDSHIP

When volunteer firefighter Jess Graber responded to a neighbor’s barn fire down the road, he never imagined what would come of it.

How it all began

BORN OF FIRE & FRIENDSHIP

When volunteer firefighter Jess Graber responded to a neighbor’s barn fire down the road, he never imagined what would come of it.

FROM EACH BAD THING COMES SOMETHING GOOD

Stranahan’s® Colorado Whiskey is Colorado’s first legal whiskey distillery since Prohibition. This Rocky Mountain Single Malt is handcrafted from grain to glass in Denver, Colorado. Using only the finest resources, our whiskey is made from 4 ingredients: 100% malted barley, yeast, Rocky Mountain water, and time in the barrel.

The story of Stranahan’s started when volunteer firefighter Jess Graber responded to a neighbor’s barn fire in 1998. He never imagined that any good would come of it. But the barn he made an effort to save belonged to Woody Creek local George Stranahan, a long-time brewery owner, and whiskey connoisseur. When the fire settled, the two discovered a shared passion for the Colorado outdoors and a good pour of fine whiskey.

From this relationship, Stranahan’s Colorado Whiskey was born. The two developed a recipe for a distinctively smooth and flavorful American Single Malt whiskey using their local mountain surroundings to their advantage and releasing the first Original bottle in 2006. Created and founded in 2004, Stranahan’s® Colorado whiskey is Colorado’s first Rocky Mountain Single Malt, the pioneer and leader of American Single Malt.

HANDCRAFTED IN SMALL BATCHES

By hand-producing our Single Malt whiskey from barley to bottle, we have our fingerprints on the process every step of the way. Using only the finest resources, our whiskey is made from 4 ingredients: 100% malted barley, yeast, Rocky Mountain water and time in the barrel.

MEET THE TEAM

Stranahan's Employee

Peter Macca

SINCE BATCH #069

Paul Woebkenberg

SINCE BATCH #107

Stranahan's Employee

Armon Hainesworth

SINCE BATCH #167

Stranahan's Employee

Eric Quintero

SINCE BATCH #189

Walter Polinski

SINCE BATCH #191

Chris Karsteter

SINCE BATCH #204

Meghann Darby

SINCE BATCH #206

Jonathan Dobson

SINCE BATCH #208

Stranahan's Employee

Chris Hammond

SINCE BATCH #210

Rodrigo Braun

SINCE BATCH #211

Kelsy Nixon

SINCE BATCH #222

Rachel Cox

SINCE BATCH #234

Joseph Grenham

SINCE BATCH #236

Mindy Dhillon

SINCE BATCH #240

Anders Englund

SINCE BATCH #243

Charles Koller

SINCE BATCH #248

Sam Gentry

SINCE BATCH #250

Derek Biggs

SINCE BATCH #251

Ben Ullrich

SINCE BATCH #253

Jason Levinson

SINCE BATCH #254

Andy Fournier

SINCE BATCH #258

Ben Smallen

SINCE BATCH #259

Alex Alexander

SINCE BATCH #260

Tabi Mannick

SINCE BATCH #263

Aaron Cronin

SINCE BATCH #268

Laura Hemstead

SINCE BATCH #268

Tyler Glasser

SINCE BATCH #268

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