Grow Your Own

Spirits From Scratch

Most of us grew up in the era where food came out of a box. But remember what it was like when you made something from scratch? Those amazing flavors and the freshness? You could taste the difference it made when you took the… Read More ›

Sizing Up Our Nuts

We dropped by Kirk Family Filberts the other day to see how the hazelnuts are coming along. The Kirks are our next-door neighbors on Wigrich Road. When it snows at Rogue Farms it snows at the Kirk’s place. When it… Read More ›

Barley Heading For Spirits

Cool weather and nice moisture is helping along our crop of malting barley at Rogue Farms in Tygh Valley.

The Dare™ barley we planted a few weeks back is only a few inches tall, about where you’d expect it to be this time of year. But Risk™ barley, our winter variety, is nearly full height and heading out.

From Seed To Shot

Drinking a glass of spirits is a lot like strolling through a garden. Juniper berries, coriander, angelica, and orris root – garden ingredients like these can turn a plain gin into something special. We could always buy these ingredients off… Read More ›

A Farm Of Many Colors

This is the most beautiful time of year at Rogue Farms in Tygh Valley, Oregon, where we grow the malting barley for Rogue Spirits.

Auburn leaves on the hillsides. Deer playing hide and seek in the fields. Ducks and swans taking a break during their long migration south.

I hope you enjoy these photos as much as I do.