The StillLife - Taste is only the beginning...

The StillLife - Taste is only the beginning...

From Max Miller

The StillLife™ is a multimedia and live tastings platform that will bring spirits from around the globe into perspective as I explore the deep cultural and social elements woven throughout societies.

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2 months ago

Being a part of the StillLifeTM means learning something new, meeting interesting people, and doing good for others. Are you ready to live the StillLifeTM? Pllease spread the word to support this platform that will be a cultural anchor for cities across the nation and the world! https://www.stilllifetaste.com/

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The first time I stepped into a rickhouse in Kentucky 15 years ago, I was overwhelmed with emotion as the aroma of aging Bourbon permeated my being. I knew then that I’d found my calling. The next fifteen years would be committed to educating others about spirits.  What I have come to understand over the last fifteen years is that distilled spirits are so much more than just a drink. They represent cultures, communities and relationships around the world.  

Those of you that have come to know me over the years know that I am passionate about spirits and their origins and elements. This project has been a longtime desire of mine, and now (with your help) I'd like to bring it to life.  This project will start as an exploration of how spirits integrate with culture in the United states over the next 6 months and then migrate towards either Europe, Canada or Mexico (depending on scheduling in the local markets).

Taste is just the beginning of this exploration. This project will bring spirits from around the globe into perspective as I explore the deep cultural and social elements.  I will designate a different cause to support for each year of the project.

This first fundraising will support:

• Travel across the US and abroad to interview distillers, historians, and artists  to awaken the untold stories of spirits as they've been woven through various cultures.  

• Website design, development, and maintenance

  Original video content development and editing

(10% of everything raised in this initial round will be donated to the Kingsley Association (http://kingsleyassociation.org/) in support of the Larimer community here in Pittsburgh. As the project grows, it will support other communities around the nation and the world.)

Please support this campaign to follow my progress and share with your friends!  Thank you all for helping to make this dream a reality!

All the best

Max

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Max Miller posted a new update:
2 months ago

Update #5

Being a part of the StillLifeTM means learning something new, meeting interesting people, and doing good for others. Are you ready to live the StillLifeTM? Pllease spread the word to support this platform that will be a cultural anchor for cities across the nation and the world! https://www.stilllifetaste.com/

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Max Miller posted a new update:
6 months ago

Update #4

Good news! The 100 for $100 challenge is back on for the weekend! Help me unlock a $5000 contribution by helping to reach 100 donors this weekend. All donors this weekend will be entered into a raffle to win a 10-bottle basket of unique spirits expressions.. Thanks everyone for your support!

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Max Miller posted a new update:
6 months ago

Update #3

Here's a little taste of what I'll be exploring in more depth with the StillLife project! http://thestrippgh.com/raise-your-spirits-4/

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Max Miller posted a new update:
6 months ago

Update #2

The spirits industry is experiencing stellar growth, but behind that growth are so many compelling stories of culture, community and passion. Help me bring these stories to life and support communities around the world. Today there is a challenge to get 50 supporters to unlock a $1000 donation! Thanks so much to everyone for all the encouragement and support of this project!

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Max Miller posted a new update:
6 months ago

Update #1

Hello all! Thanks so much for your support and encouragement so far! Great news... I have a challenge donation of 100 for 100. If I can get 100 donations for $100+ over the next two days, I'll unlock a $5000 donation!

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