Sea Stories & Announcements

2012 American Distilling Institute’s Best Single Malt – Gold Medal Winner

When someone says “single malt” in conversation at the bar, the vast majority of people tend to think of single malt Scotch whiskey made on a romantic craggy landscape in Scotland. But there’s a groundswell of new American-made single malt whiskeys showing up on shelves, and thanks to the passion of local distillers—at press time […]


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New Whiskey Distillery, Old Line Spirits Opening in Baltimore City

Old Line Spirits, Baltimore’s newest distillery, will begin production later this summer of its flagship product, Old Line American Single Malt Whiskey, said founders Mark McLaughlin and Arch Watkins. The distillery’s permanent home will be in the city and its location will be announced shortly. Baltimore residents, McLaughlin and Watkins acquired award-winning Golden Distillery in […]


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Old Line Spirits to open in Baltimore

Two former Navy guys jumped ship from their careers in banking and engineering to pursue a passion for whiskey and open one of Baltimore’s first distilleries. Mark McLaughlin and Arch Watkins, neighbors in Butchers Hill and friends from their time in the Navy Reserve, will soon begin producing American single malt whiskey in Baltimore at […]


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Baltimore will get another craft distillery

A new Baltimore-based distillery plans to start producing whiskey in the city this summer, joining a growing number of micro-distilleries in the state. Old Line Spirits, founded by Baltimore residents Mark McLaughlin and Arch Watkins, will start production of a flagship product, Old Line American Single Malt Whiskey, the owners said. They have not announced […]


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