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 corn is a rare breed that’s been trademarked for its particular taste and
purity. Ball partnered up with the McEntires to make what she says is an especially smooth liquor with hints of vanilla. In late May, she started running batches of a fermented mash through a giant 2,000-liter copper still, manufactured in Germany and shipped in to Asheville.
Read the entire article: “Living Proof” by Melanie Mc
Gee Bianchi or look for a copy of the June edition.