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Dave Pickerell Remembered at Oak Haven Table and Bar

By January 23, 2019Connecticut, Top News

Local industry professionals payed tribute to the late Dave Pickerell during a tasting event hosted by Worldwide Wines at Oak Haven Table and Bar on December 12. Guests tasted spirits from the industry legend’s most celebrated collaborations, including the WhistlePig whiskey line, Hillrock Estate Distillery and Maker’s Mark. Pickerell, who was a famous whiskey distiller and advocate of the craft distilling movement, passed away on November 1 at the age of 62. He was the Master Distiller at Maker’s Mark for 14 years before becoming a consultant for craft whiskey distilleries, working for WhistlePig and Hillrock, among others. Some of his most recent work including the creation of the recently released whiskey Blackened in collaboration with heavy metal band Metallica.

Photos by Nick Caito.


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