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Appalachian Grown: Mountain State Spirits


BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. — Two best friends who love to drink bourbon came up with an idea a few years ago to make their own. Mountain State Spirits was established in 2019 by Kevin Cunningham and Jeff Schlosser. 

They currently have two bourbon flavors out, their Hazelnut Honey and their Walnut Maple, which they make on one of their farms located in Taylor county. 

In both of their flavors, they use lots of local West Virginia ingredients. Kevin and Jeff combined their love for West Virginia with their love for bourbon.  

Kevin said, “We wanted our product to be from the mountains of West Virginia. we wanted all home-grown products so to speak.” 

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