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  • Company: Onyx Spirits Company
  • Category: Beverage & Tobacco
  • Website:
  • Location: East Hartford, Connecticut 06108
  • Contact: Rachael Forker, 860-335-1275
  • Congressional District: First District
  • Congressional Representative: John Larson
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Onyx Spirits Company was founded in 2011 by two Connecticut residents whose families were active in making and distributing moonshine in the state during prohibition. Onyx Spirits Company is about producing an authentic, New England spirit. It’s about telling our story of moonshine and celebrating our heritage. It’s about proving that moonshine, when done right, can be an exceptionally high-quality, top-shelf liquor. Onyx Moonshine was named the ‘Best Locally Distilled Spirit’ by the Hartford and New Haven Advocates in 2013. Additionally, Onyx Moonshine was the official spirit of the 2012 GRAMMY Awards. Onyx Spirits Company was voted the ‘Best New England Micro-Distillery” by Yankee Magazine in 2012.

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Onyx Moonshine sips like a light, flavorful whiskey and is incredibly smooth, neat or on the rocks. It starts with a subtle hint of bourbon on the nose, from the corn, and has a Scotch-like finish, from the malt. Owing to its smooth character, Onyx mixes better than vodka, with no alcohol after-taste. Onyx Moonshine blends beautifully into cocktails, leaving just the right amount of it’s delicious flavor.

  • No additives
  • No artificial flavors, syrups, or sugar
  • Gluten-free

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