BALTIMORE, MD -- DECEMBER 28: Baltimore writer, Van Smith has stashed away nearly three cases of Pikesville Supreme. A Pikesville drinker for most of his life, he needs them for his special recipe drink that he calls Retirement Plan.
Pikesville Supreme, the beloved rye whisky once distilled in Baltimore, has ceased production. Baltimoreans have stockpiled the liquor but as the supply runs out an era comes to an end…. (photo by Andre Chung for The Washington Post)