It’s impossible to separate the products made at Bloomington’s Cardinal Spirits from the state of Indiana. The distillers take ingredients and inspiration from Indiana’s woods, brambles, farmers, and other producers, including nearby Hopscotch Coffee, which provides the beans for Cardinal’s Songbird Coffee Liqueur.
“Midwesterner has been a wonderful addition to my weekly reading! As a lover of history and cooking both, I appreciate the way it’s brought so many little-known stories about Midwestern food out to where the rest of the world can appreciate the diversity and deliciousness of our region.”
—Ari Weinzweig, co-owner and founding partner, Zingerman’s Community of Businesses, Ann Arbor, Michigan