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Visiting Barrow’s Intense Tasting Room

But under New York law, virtually all craft distillers in the state with retail or bar operations

Barrow’s Intense, however, makes only one: their ginger liqueur

In the three years since, Morton and his team have built the world’s largest retail selection

That’s close to 200 spirits from more than 40 different distilleries across the Empire State, in addition to

In addition, they’re located just a few miles from established producers like Kings County, Breuckelen Distilling,

That push for diversity has allowed Barrow’s Intense to craft unique tasting flights visitors won’t

The flights generally feature between four and six spirits in a given category, including whiskeys, applejack, vodka,

“Bourbon 101” is currently the most popular offering, while “Welcome to Gin” was popular enough to warrant its

During Covid shutdowns, Morton’s team built a walk-up window facing an outdoor courtyard, where patrons could

While good drinks are often enough to get customers in the door, Morton’s goal is to

To that end, they offer weekly arts and entertainment programming, including stand-up comedy, live music, Tarot readings,

The rest of the distillery and tasting room’s physical space is also a work in progress

Barrow’s Intense Tasting Room 86 34th St, Brooklyn, NY 11232 barrowsintense