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Scott Woodson and Gail “Shorty” Coppinger
are the alchemists of Elk Fence Distillery, a small-batch craft distillery specializing in American single-malt whiskey, botanical gin and vodka.
Their quest to create spirits that evoke the places they love has been a labyrinthian journey of discovery.


 • Elk Fence Distillery llc •
The first craft distillery in
Santa Rosa , Ca .

  Scott Woodson and Gail Coppinger
have worked the last few years building out their distillery in beautiful Sonoma county, perfecting their recipes and dreaming of the day when their craft spirits can be enjoyed by people everywhere.
They make American Single Malt Whiskey, Botanical Gin, Vodka,
and soon enough... a Peated Bourbon!
They use the finest local ingredients and craft their spirits with the highest quality and care . 

 They strived to craft an American Single Malt that would stop you in your tracks and bring you to say "That's the best whiskey i've ever tasted!"

"too bold? maybe... but we think we've done it! 
The Briny Deep is the result of using grain locally grown and malted just down the road, sometimes arriving at the distillery still warm from the drying bins and tasting crispy and sweet . We double pot distill and make deep cuts so only our hearts go in the barrel and not the "hangover."

"There's love in that bottle!
And we hope you will agree that it just might be
the best whiskey you've tasted."

Click below on our articles from
The Point Reyes Light or Edible Marin & Wine Country
to read our full story!
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