The brewers at Scratch Brewing Company add wild plants like spicebush, goldenseal, wild ginger, chanterelles and wild rose root to their beer to give it the flavor of the Illinois woods. Aaron Kleidon/Scratch Brewing Company hide caption

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Hair of the Dog releases a few bottles of Dave a year. In September, the 12 bottles of Dave on sale for $2,000 apiece sold out within a few hours. Courtesy of Alan Sprints hide caption

itoggle caption Courtesy of Alan Sprints

Yoed Anis, president of the Texas Sake Company, says "the only constraint holding us back" from faster growth is the absence of a sufficient and consistent rice supply. Courtesy Texas Sake Company hide caption

itoggle caption Courtesy Texas Sake Company