Keeping another generation farming may drive some people to drink. That's certainly been the case for the Manhattan, Montanan, Droge family. But the see potato, small grains and pulse crop farmers aren't imbibing the spirits, they're distilling them.
It all started as a brothers' night out joke. Every Tuesday, Tim, Terrence and Jeff would have a meeting of the minds and talk would often turn to the piles of oversized waste potatoes culled from their seed potato market. The standing jest was the extras should just be made into vodka.