Dave co-founded Redemption Rye in 2010. In 2015 he sold the company and within a short time he started Proof and Wood. Presently he doesn't distill, however, he does source some incredible whiskey and barrel aged spirits. A huge part of what they do is blending of whiskey. The have recently added rum to the mix. Dave's been developing boutique craft brands for over 20 years. The Proof and Wood library includes international whisky too. Dave's experience in the beverage industry and working in bars shines through on the expressions that he has created.
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