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Welcome to the Whistling Andy blog, while we are craft distillers by trade, we are passionate about many things. Here you will find stories about things near and dear to us. Such as great cocktails, food, nature, history, and made in USA goods! Enjoy!

The Legend of the Flathead Lake Monster: A Mystery of the Deep

The Legend of the Flathead Lake Monster: A Mystery of the Deep

Just about every body of water more significant than a puddle has a legend that is associated with it. Some are just a little more legendary than others. Of course, when you think of legends concerning water, your mind is drawn to Loch Ness and its legendary creature, Nessie. But when you think of legends that are a little closer to home, maybe your mind wanders to beautiful Flathead Lake in Flathead Lake, Montana.

The Legend of the Flathead Lake Monster: A Mystery of the Deep

Just about every body of water more significant than a puddle has a legend that is associated with it. Some are just a little more legendary than others. Of course, when you think of legends concerning water, your mind is drawn to Loch Ness and its legendary creature, Nessie. But when you think of legends that are a little closer to home, maybe your mind wanders to beautiful Flathead Lake in Flathead Lake, Montana.

The History of Bigfork, Montana: A Sight to Behold

The History of Bigfork, Montana: A Sight to Behold

Bigfork, Montana, is one of the most picturesque places in America, something that the town's founder would no doubt agree with. From its beautiful blue waters to its breathtaking mountain views, Bigfork still offers those who enter its boundaries today almost untouched sights they could have taken in at the turn of the previous century.

The History of Bigfork, Montana: A Sight to Behold

Bigfork, Montana, is one of the most picturesque places in America, something that the town's founder would no doubt agree with. From its beautiful blue waters to its breathtaking mountain views, Bigfork still offers those who enter its boundaries today almost untouched sights they could have taken in at the turn of the previous century.

Huckleberry, the Very Wild Berry: A Tasty National Treasure

Huckleberry, the Very Wild Berry: A Tasty National Treasure

When you hear the word "huckleberry," your mind may wander to the Mississippi River, where Huckleberry Finn and Jim go on a wild adventure that leads to many personal awakenings for both characters.

Huckleberry, the Very Wild Berry: A Tasty National Treasure

When you hear the word "huckleberry," your mind may wander to the Mississippi River, where Huckleberry Finn and Jim go on a wild adventure that leads to many personal awakenings for both characters.

Rum, America's First Spirit: An Often Overlooked History

Rum, America's First Spirit: An Often Overlooked History

More than likely, when you think about "the first spirit of America," your mind probably turns to whiskey. While it is true that whiskey is an undisputed "American" liquor, it was not the FIRST to be produced in America. That distinction belongs to the sometimes overlooked rum.

Rum, America's First Spirit: An Often Overlooked History

More than likely, when you think about "the first spirit of America," your mind probably turns to whiskey. While it is true that whiskey is an undisputed "American" liquor, it was not the FIRST to be produced in America. That distinction belongs to the sometimes overlooked rum.

Whiskey and Barbecue: Serious Business

Whiskey and Barbecue: Serious Business

To some, whiskey is just something you drink when you've had a long week or something you sip on to relax. To some, barbecue is nothing more than something you have at the occasional get-together with friends and family or when you have a hankering for some down-home cooking.

Whiskey and Barbecue: Serious Business

To some, whiskey is just something you drink when you've had a long week or something you sip on to relax. To some, barbecue is nothing more than something you have at the occasional get-together with friends and family or when you have a hankering for some down-home cooking.

Whitewater Rafting in Montana: The 4 Best Rivers to Row Your Raft on in the State

Whitewater Rafting in Montana: The 4 Best Rivers to Row Your Raft on in the State

Montana is a state known for its natural beauty, and that aesthetic attracts those who quest to convene with nature in various ways. From hiking to mountain climbing to everywhere in between, millions flock to Montana each year in hopes of quenching their thirst for fun and adventure.

Whitewater Rafting in Montana: The 4 Best Rivers to Row Your Raft on in the State

Montana is a state known for its natural beauty, and that aesthetic attracts those who quest to convene with nature in various ways. From hiking to mountain climbing to everywhere in between, millions flock to Montana each year in hopes of quenching their thirst for fun and adventure.