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By Beverage Trade Network
Image: Anne Brock, Master Distiller Bacardi, John Dewar & Sons Limited
Anne Brock, Master Distiller Bacardi, John Dewar & Sons Limited: Being content in what I spend my days doing and the people I get to share my time with. Having busy work weeks doing something I have a true passion for and then busy weekends around and about with friends is all I need.
Image: Danielle Lanza, Distiller at Philadelphia Distilling
Danielle Lanza, Distiller at Philadelphia Distilling: A balanced life! Work isn’t everything, and it is so easy to settle into a grind. Do what you love and enjoy, and share your life with people you love and enjoy. What’s the point of doing anything else?
Image: Jerry Elliott, Brewer and Distiller, ArchRay Resort
Jerry Elliott, Brewer and Distiller, ArchRay Resort: My wife and I are empty nesters and we have enjoyed parenthood and continue to be amazed by our children's growth as young adults and professionals. I think having a career that is interesting and challenging every day but rewarding with a product that you can stand behind is my idea of how another good life begins again.
Image: Brian Prewitt, Master Distiller, and Distillation/Aging Operations Director, Sazerac
Brian Prewitt - Master Distiller and Distillation/Aging Operations Director, Sazerac: Enjoy what you are doing, enjoy with your friends and family, and live life to its fullest.
Image: Brandon Egbert, Head Distiller at Washington’s First Apple Distillery
Brandon Egbert, Head Distiller at Washington’s First Apple Distillery: A good life is enjoying life with my family and making a decent living financially. I don't need to be rich but I would like to not worry about having enough money to do the things I want to do later in life, like traveling with my wife.
Image: Tim Mokes, Head Distiller and Production Manager at Boardroom Spirits
Tim Mokes, Head Distiller and Production Manager at Boardroom Spirits: Try to live carefreely, and enjoy what I have. Healthy family and friends and a roof over my head keep me happy, with a drink in my hand.
Image: James Gibbons, The Head Distiller at Spirit of Wales Distillery
James Gibbons, The Head Distiller at Spirit of Wales Distillery: I think balance is what makes a great life. For me, that means being in the right place, with the right people, and working towards projects, both in and out of work, that challenge me and constantly move me in a forward direction.
Image: Colin Spoelman, Distiller and Co-Founder at Kings County Distillery
Colin Spoelman, Distiller and Co-Founder at Kings County Distillery: Plan for tomorrow, but live in the moment, hopefully with a glass of whiskey in hand.
Image: Andrew McCabe, Master Distiller at Liberty Tree Distillers
Andrew McCabe, Master Distiller at Liberty Tree Distillers: I’ve always tried to live a good life. To me it means to follow the golden rules, take care of yourself, your family, your town, your state, your country, and your world.
Image: Lexi Close, Crostwater Distillery
Lexi Close, Crostwater Distillery: A good life is one where you are happy with who you are, you enjoy what you are doing day-to-day, you are constantly learning, and you take advantage of the opportunity to be kind and have positive experiences with others.
Image: Benjamin Heflin, Nashville Lead Distiller, Ole Smoky Distillery
Benjamin Heflin, Lead Distiller of Ole Smoky Distillery: Depends on the season but always surrounded by friends and loved ones; Whether that's going to a game, checking out a new restaurant/bar, or just relaxing at home. I spend a lot of time-consuming new books and content by other professionals in the industry but over the years I have found a balance that works great for me!