Craft Spirits magazine is the unparalleled resource for in-depth insight and intelligence for the entire craft spirits universe. The bi-monthly digital magazine from the American Craft Spirits Association features the information and analysis that small, independent spirits producers and allied businesses need to operate in today’s complex craft beverage market. Through this website, we also provide videos and features to keep the industry informed every single day.


Craft Spirits magazine

CEO, American Craft Spirits Association: Margie A.S. Lehrman, margie@americancraftspirits.org

Editor in Chief: Jeff Cioletti, jeff@americancraftspirits.org

Senior Editor: Jon Page, jon@americancraftspirits.org

Sales & Development Director: Kate Farrington, kate@americancraftspirits.org

Designer: Michelle Villas

Web Developer: Sean Fousheé

American Craft Spirits Association

Operations Administrator: Teresa McDaniel, teresa@americancraftspirits.org

Education Coordinator: Kirstin Brooks, kirstin@americancraftspirits.org

Member Services and Social Media Coordinator: Carason Lehmann, carason@americancraftspirits.org

ACSA Advisors

Meetings and Logistics Stephanie Sadri, HelmsBriscoe

Strategic Communications Alexandra S. Clough, GATHER PR

Legal Ryan Malkin, Malkin Law, P.A.

Public Policy Jim Hyland, The Pennsylvania Avenue Group

ACSA Board of Directors, 2019-2020

President Chris Montana, Du Nord Craft Spirits (MN)

Vice President Maggie Campbell, Privateer Rum (MA)

Secretary/Treasurer Colin Keegan, Santa Fe Spirits (NM)


Maggie Campbell, Privateer Rum (MA)

Ryan Christiansen, Caledonia Spirits (VT)

James Montero, Dogfish Head Distilling (DE)

Becky Harris, Catoctin Creek (VA)

Central & Mountain

Colin Keegan, Santa Fe Spirits (NM)

Courtney McKee, Headframe Spirits (MT)

Chris Montana, Du Nord Craft Spirits (MN)

P.T. Wood, Wood’s High Mountain Distillery (CO)

Amber Pollock, Backwards Distilling Company (WY)

Colton Weinstein, Corsair Artisan Distillery (TN)

Thomas Mote, Balcones Distillery (TX)


Jeff Kanof, Copperworks Distilling Company (WA)

Molly Troupe, Freeland Spirits (OR)

Dan Farber, Osocalis Distillery (CA)

Jake Holshue, Old Trestle Distillery (CA)

Ex Officio

Thomas Jensen, New Liberty Distillery (PA)



Stephen Johnson
Vermont Spirits


Jeff Kanof
Copperworks Distilling Company


James Montero
Dogfish Head Distilling


Maggie Campbell
Privateer Rum


Mike Blaum
Blaum Brothers Distilling Company

Molly Troupe
Freeland Spirits


Renee Bemis
Driftless Glen Distillery


Jake Holshue
Old Trestle Distillery

Courtney McKee
Headframe Spirits

Amber Pollock
Backwards Distilling Company


Thomas Jensen
New Liberty Distillery

Legislative Affairs

Mark Shilling
Treaty Oak Brewing and Distilling Co.

State Guilds

P.T. Wood
Wood’s High Mountain Distillery

Gina Holman
J. Carver Distillery


Colin Keegan
Santa Fe Spirits


Tom Mooney
House Spirits

Ryan Christiansen
Caledonia Spirits


Colton Weinstein
Corsair Distillery

ACSA Past Presidents

2017-2018 Mark Shilling, Treaty Oak Brewing and Distilling Co.

2016-2017 Paul Hletko, FEW Spirits

2014-2016 Tom Mooney, House Spirits