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Modified Hours for March & April

By Eric Boone / March 11, 2022 / 0 Comments

Heads up! Due to some other Patio29 team obligations, we will have modified hours for 3 weeks, beginning March 13th through April 3rd. Our awesome extended family members will be filling in for us, so you’ll still be able to grab your favorite Patio29 Spirits. Here’s what the rest of March and early April will … Read more

Distiller’s Update, 6/15: Bourbon & Barrel Aging

By Eric Boone / June 15, 2021 / 0 Comments

Thank you for joining us for what should be the first of many Distiller’s Updates! The hope is to give everyone a little insight into what’s going on behind the scenes here at Patio29. We’ll talk about upcoming releases, distilling knowledge, and a little bit about what makes the craft spirit industry special. So, I … Read more

Important Information Regarding our Hand Sanitizer

By Eric Boone / October 22, 2020 / 0 Comments

Upon inspection from the California Health Department on October 1st, Patio29 Spirits Co. was informed that our hand sanitizer was missing a proper denaturing ingredient, and therefor did not meet state and FDA standards. We feel obligated to share this information with you and inform you on what this means for our hand sanitizer. I’ve … Read more

Patio29 Twin Mischief Rum

By GoodLife29 / March 17, 2019 / 0 Comments

Yes, we will make rum! Few people know the historical importance of rum in this country.  The increased taxation of it ignited our revolution against, and independence from, England and motivated our young county’s conversion to grain spirits. Rum has its own classification under U.S. regulations:  “an alcoholic distillate from the fermented juice of sugar … Read more

Patio29 Yolo County Craft Vodka

By GoodLife29 / January 17, 2019 / 0 Comments

Yes, we will make vodka! Someone once said: “I’ve never understood vodka, It’s just really bad-tempered water.” Vodka, under U.S. regulations, is meant to be “without distinctive character, aroma, taste or color.”  It is the stuff you mix with other stuff… or the stuff you drink straight when you just want a buzz not distracted … Read more

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Patio29 and Product Quality

By GoodLife29 / March 9, 2018 / 0 Comments

Distilled Spirit Product-Quality Categories There are four spirit quality categories: Value, Premium, Super-Premium and Ultra-Premium. Patio29 Spirits Company product selections will focus on the Premium and Super-Premium categories. The Ultra- Premium category is typically reserved for long-term barrel-aged products: primarily single-malt Scotch Whiskeys and Cognacs. We won’t bottle what we won’t drink! And we won’t … Read more


Barrel-Aging Spirits

By GoodLife29 / March 9, 2018 / 0 Comments

The Beauty of Brown Many people don’t know that all spirits start out sparkling clear. They don’t know that their favorite amber or golden-brown liquid in a glass started out looking like vodka when it first came off the still. Well, it likely did not taste like vodka (at least we hope not!) While vodka … Read more


The Spirit of the Grain

By GoodLife29 / March 9, 2018 / 0 Comments

A Bit of History on American Spirits Today most spirit-lovers can rightly identify whiskey, more specifically bourbon whiskey, as being distinctly American. However, in the beginning the drink was rum. An offshoot of the Caribbean’s sugar trade (rum is fermented molasses), the drink quickly found its way to the American colonies. So much of it, … Read more