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German whiskey booming as micro distilleries keep popping up

Updated : March 21, 2019 02:29 PM IST

German whiskey is little known outside the country, and the industry is still tiny compared with others, but isn't unaffected by major international issues, with distillers seeing both opportunities and dangers with Britain's decision to leave the European Union and Europe's trade spat with the US over new tariffs.

Sun shines over the rooftop of the German whiskey maker Spreewood Distillery in Schlepzig, Germany. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
Sun shines over the rooftop of the German whiskey maker Spreewood Distillery in Schlepzig, Germany. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
Barrels of Stork Club whiskey storage at the German whiskey maker Spreewood Distillery in Schlepzig, Germany. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
Barrels of Stork Club whiskey storage at the German whiskey maker Spreewood Distillery in Schlepzig, Germany. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
A wooden nameplate displayed on the main entrance of a historical reconstructed building of the German whiskey maker Spreewood Distillery in Schlepzig, Germany. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
A wooden nameplate displayed on the main entrance of a historical reconstructed building of the German whiskey maker Spreewood Distillery in Schlepzig, Germany. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
A barrel of Stork Club whiskey storages at the German whiskey maker Spreewood Distillery in Schlepzig, Germany. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
A barrel of Stork Club whiskey storages at the German whiskey maker Spreewood Distillery in Schlepzig, Germany. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
Bastian Heuser co-owner of the Spreewood Distillery stand in the main distillery room of the German whiskey maker during an interview with the Associated Press in Schlepzig, Germany. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
Bastian Heuser co-owner of the Spreewood Distillery stand in the main distillery room of the German whiskey maker during an interview with the Associated Press in Schlepzig, Germany. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
Bastian Heuser co-owner of the Spreewood Distillery pose for a photo in a storage room for barrels of the German whiskey maker during an interview with the Associated Press in Schlepzig, Germany. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
Bastian Heuser co-owner of the Spreewood Distillery pose for a photo in a storage room for barrels of the German whiskey maker during an interview with the Associated Press in Schlepzig, Germany. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
Bottles of a special edition of Stork Club rye whiskey stand in a storage room of the German whiskey maker Spreewood Distillerie in Schlepzig, Germany. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
Bottles of a special edition of Stork Club rye whiskey stand in a storage room of the German whiskey maker Spreewood Distillerie in Schlepzig, Germany. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
A stream flows behind the buildings of German whiskey maker Spreewood Distillery through the village Schlepzig, Germany. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
A stream flows behind the buildings of German whiskey maker Spreewood Distillery through the village Schlepzig, Germany. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
Bastian Heuser co-owner of German whiskey maker Spreewood Distillery tests rey whiskey during an interview with the Associated Press in Schlepzig, Germany. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
Bastian Heuser co-owner of German whiskey maker Spreewood Distillery tests rey whiskey during an interview with the Associated Press in Schlepzig, Germany. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
An illustration of the producing of whiskey drawn on a wall at a storage room of the German whiskey maker Spreewood Distillerie in Schlepzig, Germany. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
An illustration of the producing of whiskey drawn on a wall at a storage room of the German whiskey maker Spreewood Distillerie in Schlepzig, Germany. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
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