Dry Land Distillers, which is located in Longmont, is all about embracing and celebrating its namesake, the “dry lands” of the American Southwest.Their Cactus Spirit was recently named one of the 2023 Good Food Award winners, which not only takes into consideration products with exceptional taste, but also environmental responsibility.
This week’s spotlight is on Nels Wroe, co-founder of Dry Land Distillers in Colorado. Dry Land Distillers is a small-batch craft distillery in the heart of downtown Longmont that produces unique spirits influenced and inspired by Colorado’s landscapes.
5280 magazine narrowed down the ’15 Best Tasting Rooms’ in and around Denver, you can read all about it in their brand new February issue. We’re excited to have their food editor, Patricia Kaowthumrong joined us live in-studio to give us an inside look at this issue.
Everything about four-year-old Dry Land Distillers feels like a love letter to the rugged landscape from which it derives many of its ingredients, starting with its downtown Longmont tasting room, where honey-colored wood slats, iron accents, and concrete countertops exude high-desert vibes
The Good Food Awards are the Oscars of American food and drink. On Radio Nibbles, Jimmie Searfoss and John Lehndorff discuss the national finalists for the 3rd annual awards in our own backyard.
Dry Land Distillers: Based in Longmont, this establishment crafts award-winning spirits inspired by the Colorado landscape.
From a creamy hot buttered rum to a take on a Black Manhattan, these atypical libations will be your favorite liquid layer this season.
Dry Land, which has been open for over four years, prides itself in its unique spirit selection. One of its most popular is the Dry Land Cactus Spirit, made out of Texas-grown prickly pear cactus.
Catch some live music at the distillery Wednesday.
Dry Land Distillers celebrates four years in their Longmont tasting room. Four years of crafting a truly local product.
“All the members of the Dames definitely have an interest in what we do and how we do it. They love the informational piece,” Dressman says. “But it’s amazing to see all of the different friendships blossom.”
Dry Land recently renovated and moved into a historic brick building on Main Street, complete with mid-century modern decor, a relaxing patio space in the breezeway between buildings, and a glass garage door to open up the distillery and tasting room on warm days.
Nels Wroe was hiking with his border collie, Mei, three years ago when inspiration struck—or, more accurately, poked. Wroe and Mei were hiking on Rabbit Mountain, a popular Boulder County outdoor recreation area a few minutes from downtown Longmont, where Wroe and two friends were planning to open their distillery.