Flaming Lips Team Up With Evanston Distillery For $125 Bottles Of Whiskey


(from chicagoist.com)

A local distillery is teaming up with one of indie rock’s most altered-consciousness-friendly acts for a new rye whiskey. Evanston-based FEW Spirits announced on Wednesday a collaboration with neo-psychedelic legends the Flaming Lips called Brainville Rye Whiskey. The 80-proof whiskey will be crafted from rye, corn and malted barley grown within 150 miles of FEW, then aged in charred oak barrels custom-made in Minnesota. The mash is fermented with French wine yeast, which lend fruit notes and a hint of spice. (MORE HERE)

I love the band, can’t wait to see them at Riot Fest. $125 seems like a lot but nothing is too good for my nonna. She sort of has a thing for Wayne Coyne and her 101st birthday is coming up!! Perfecto!! – Marconi