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Crafting Amazing Ready-to-Drink Canned Cocktails
Crafting Amazing Ready-to-Drink Canned Cocktails

Hello Kickstarter,

We're excited about setting our new craft, ready-to-drink canned cocktails free from West Virginia. Don't get us wrong. We love WV! We're pretty sure it's #AlmostHeaven. But we just have the itch to explore beyond our gorgeous farm distillery where the Blue Ridge Mountains meet the Shenandoah River.

We Want to Share

our—

  • farm-fresh,
  • gluten-free,
  • all natural,
  • never any preservatives
  • hand-crafted canned cocktails

—well, with you. But we need your help in doing that.

You see, we're very good at what we do. We make delicious spirits and have amassed over 30 national and international awards in the last seven years, helping us to become the most awarded farm distillery in America, including:

  • Double Gold from the San Francisco International Spirit Competition,
  • Whole Food's Good Food Award
  • and one of the Best Entrepreneurial Companies in America by Entrepreneur magazine.

A Best Kept Secret

But to some of you we're kind of a best kept secret even though we've received over 800 five star reviews on Yelp, TripAdvisor, Google and Facebook and have hosted close to 100,000 visitors in our tiny 50'x16' historic log cabin farm distillery near the very spot where John Denver wrote the third stanza to his famous song Take Me Home, Country Roads. But we don't want to stay as a best kept secret any longer. We want our little cans of goodness to roll on out of WV.

Bloomery Plantation Distillery in Charles Town, WV
Bloomery Plantation Distillery in Charles Town, WV

Farm-Fresh Bloomery SweetShine

WV is home to our farm distillery, where we grow lemons, yes lemons in West-by-God-Virginia, and ginger, raspberries, roses, pumpkins, black walnuts and cranberries.

Lemons in West-by-God Virginia
Lemons in West-by-God Virginia

For the past seven years we've made our award-winning Bloomery SweetShines the way the old-timers used to do it, with:

  • 190° 'shine
  • pure cane sugar
  • water
  • and whatever the fruit, root or nut is that we grow or source from other small farms whose values are in line with our own.
Hand-crafted from Garden to Glass
Hand-crafted from Garden to Glass

Our liqueurs, ranging in proof from 8° to 85°, are great sippers, but where we really shine is in crafting amazing cocktails with our line of Bloomery SweetShines:

  • Hard Lemonade
  • Limoncello
  • Cremma Lemma Moonshine Milkshake
  • Raspberry Lemon
  • Peach
  • Chocolate Raspberry
  • Ginger
  • Black Walnut
  • Cranberry Clementine
  • Saffron Rose
  • and Cré, America's first all natural green liqueur
The SweetShine Line Up
The SweetShine Line Up

Joy and Jobs

Creating Bloomery SweetShine for the past seven years has been great fun for our team and fans alike.  We've created joy and jobs in WV and that means the world to us. Though our SweetShines are distributed in 12 states up and down the east coast, not everyone knows how best to enjoy them from their home bar. Even though all of our fans like to enjoy a great cocktail, they oftentimes don't know how to craft one. But we surely do!

So we came up with an idea to can our very own cocktails using our crazy line up of all natural, gluten-free, farm-fresh liqueurs. Voila!

Bloomery MixAlchemy was Born

We start with:

  • Bloomery SweetShine
  • fresh squeezed all natural juices
  • and then add some bubbles

So we've turned our tiny farm distillery that hosts a two bottle filler into a cannery, canning our all natural cocktails by hand. Our first canned cocktails were:

  • Moscow Mule,
  • Tuscan Lemonade, and
  • Raspberry Lemon Ruby Red Grapefruit Crush.

We sold out of our very first batch of each of them—in a day!

We need your help in getting this crazy idea of canning hand-crafted, all natural, never any preservatives cocktails and bringing them to market so you too can enjoy them!

Help Us Break Our Cocktails Free so You too Can Enjoy #AlmostHeaven!

Your pledge will help us to purchase more cans, lids and to hire more talented people to bring these beautiful and "unlike anything you've ever tasted" ready-to-drink canned cocktails to a liquor store, bar or restaurant near you!

And, With Your Help, Hopefully Coming Soon:

  • Black Manhattan
  • Cranberry Clementine Gin & Tonic
  • Pumpkin Spice AppleSauced
Thanks for Your Support!
Thanks for Your Support!

 CHEERS!

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Risks and challenges

We are currently canning our cocktails by hand in our production facility. As this project takes off, we run the risk of not being able to meet that demand. Not to worry. We have consulted with a newly approved canning company in Baltimore, MD who can take over the process, if we become overwhelmed with orders. That's a good problem to have and one we are ready to tackle!

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    One-of-a-Kind WV Vase

    As seen in the video, receive an original labeled WV Can "Vase" for your very own wild and wonderful bouquet of flowers. Note: Alcohol and flowers are not included!

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    Follow the Yellow Brick Road

    A red Bloomery brick engraved with your name to be laid in our Cocktail Garden Walk of Fame.

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    Yes, We Said Party!

    Enjoy a private canning and signing party for 6 (transportation to and from the Distillery not provided)

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