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Ube liqueur and swim-up pool bars: Q&A with Destileria Barako

Filipino distillery Destileria Barako is well-known for its creative use of local ingredients in its award-winning spirits and its amazing factory tours on the beautiful island of Boracay (that end with drinks at a swim-up pool bar). Here, we chat with director Tyson Branz to find out how Destileria began and what the Filipino alcohol landscape is like. Inside Retail: Tell me the story behind the launch of Destileria Barako.  Tyson Branz: Before Destileria Barako, our head distiller, Brenda