Posts Categorized: In The Press

Troy and Sons Seen On the Today Show

Can you believe it?! The Today Show aired the story on our distillery and family this morning. What an exciting day it was filled with comments, support and new fans on Facebook & Twitter. Who knew the phone would ring so much. The website even went down for a bit due to traffic. Don’t worry it’s back up, so you can find your favorite… Read more »

Craft Whiskey Maker ,Troy & Sons, Awarded Gold Medal For Their Platinum Whiskey From Beverage Tasting Institute

The Beverage Tasting Institute, an independent reviewer and producer of, awarded a Gold medal and “Exceptional” rating to the Asheville Distilling Company for their Troy & Sons Platinum Whiskey. T&S Platinum is a true American moonshine, made with heirloom Crooked Creek corn and pure Appalachian spring water. Earning a 90 point rating from the… Read more »

Southern Living February 2014 Magazine Gives Accolades To Asheville’s Own Wicked Weed Troy & Sons Aged Whiskey Craft Beer

According to the February 2014 Southern Living Magazine Article ‘The South’s Best New Bars 2014’, Troy & Sons Old Fashion is the thing to be sipping at Wicked Weed Brewery this year. Wicked Weed Brewing made Southern Living’s best new bars in 2014. Only twenty bars in the South made the list of fine modern-day… Read more »

The Skies Are Friendlier!

We were thrilled to be featured in the American Airlines’s on-flight magazine American Way. Check us out here –  If you flew American Airlines in October, you’ll remember if I was on your flight –  I would have been the excitable blonde woman walking the aisles helping folks find the article. I didn’t want anyone… Read more »

NBC Down on the Farm

We had a great day with NBC producer Amber Payne and anchor Harry Smith a few weeks ago. The lovely coordinators of the Atlanta Wine and Food Festival had suggested us for a possible story and we couldn’t believe it when NBC showed up to spend the day. Harry Smith is a fabulous interviewer and… Read more »

Troy on Sirius XM ‘Freewheelin’

Troy will be a featured guest on the Sirius XM ‘Freewheelin’ show on Road Dog next Wednesday, July 27, at 12pm! Be sure to tune in – there will be a live interview about Troy & Sons and moonshining!

Troy & Sons in Mountain Xpress

Troy & Sons is featured on Asheville’s own Mountain Xpress magazine! Troy and Sons, a legit, licensed and local moonshine distillery, is “all heart,” says Troy Ball, mother of three and white whiskey (aka moonshine) maker. With her all-American-girl looks and soft smile, there’s nothing about this former Texan that hints at liquor distiller, let… Read more »

Verve Magazine Feature

Thanks to Melanie McGee Bianchi for a wonderful piece about Troy & Sons in Verve Magazine! When Ball combed the coves herself a few years back, developing relationships with WNC farmers in search of authentic corn-liquor recipes, she didn’t stop until she discovered the McEntire family in McDowell county, purveyors of Crooked Creek corn. Their… Read more »

Troy & Sons in USA Today

A nice shout-out from USA Today in an article about the growth of the craft distilleries across the country. It looks like we aren’t the only ones working alongside a craft brewery…Read the full article: Local liquor distillers grow in number, popularity

Troy & Sons Featured on WLOS ABC 13

Troy & Sons was featured on WLOS ABC 13! “Mountain moonshine has upgraded from a mason jar to a liquor bottle. Troy & Sons will be Western North Carolina’s first craft distillery, selling a smooth version of moonshine in small batches. There will be a tasting room next to Highland Brewing in Asheville. The goal… Read more »