John Benefiel makes a rum drink during a taste testing at the Raleigh Rum Company’s distillery in northeast Raleigh in 2015. The distillery is featured in the new book, “Still & Barrel: Craft Spirits in the Old North State” by John Francis Trump.
John Benefiel makes a rum drink during a taste testing at the Raleigh Rum Company’s distillery in northeast Raleigh in 2015. The distillery is featured in the new book, “Still & Barrel: Craft Spirits in the Old North State” by John Francis Trump. 2015 News & Observer File Photo - Chuck Liddy cliddy@newsobserver.com
John Benefiel makes a rum drink during a taste testing at the Raleigh Rum Company’s distillery in northeast Raleigh in 2015. The distillery is featured in the new book, “Still & Barrel: Craft Spirits in the Old North State” by John Francis Trump. 2015 News & Observer File Photo - Chuck Liddy cliddy@newsobserver.com

‘Still and Barrel’ traces NC’s distilling history while keeping eye on potential for more

May 09, 2017 10:00 AM