Regional distillers are taking a shot at success

Tom Lix wasn't exactly motivated by market trends when he launched Cleveland Whiskey in 2009. He was more interested in disrupting an age-old industry by making whiskey with a controversial new technique. That said, his expectations for his company — which sold its first bottle in 2013 — have been bolstered by strong consumer interest in spirits...

Joe Bidinger

Echo Spirits, 1571 Doten Avenue, Columbus, OH, 43212