Craft distilleries used to be popular in Chicago in the times and reigns of Big Al, but after the prohibition they were all shut down. It wasn’t until 2008, when the Koval distillery re-ignited the trade in Chicago. I's one of the first small batch distilleries in Chicago, and one of the leading craft distilleries in the US. It was founded in 2008 by a young couple, Robert and Sonat, who chose to follow their hearts, instead of a logical career path based on their university degrees. Growing up Robert, who lived near Salzburg, Austria, was immersed in a culture of small batch distilling, which he effectively integrated into Koval and all of its products. The distillery supports sustainable agriculturea by producing only organic and kosher spirits and also make everything themselves – from mashing of the grains to the bottling. No outsourcing.

With their approach they declared their grain-to-bottle mentality which means that every step of the production is carefully planned and exists only because it is the only acceptable way to do the things as they want them to be. This mentality brought them numerous awards and they are recognized for being one of America’s top independent, small-batch spirit producers.

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Flavour Spiral™

About The Flavour Spiral

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The Flavour Spiral™ is a quick, clear and visually-appealing way to look at the drink's flavour DNA.

It's tasting notes reinvented. The Flavour Spiral™ is a unique and revolutionary way of describing flavours. It was developed by Flaviar tasting panel, industry experts, and You, our dear Flaviar community member.

Your favourite drinks like never before. It could easily be an art form, but that's a conversation for another day.