Whiskey and Hemp in Sono  by Wendy Logan. Heads up, liquor lovers! Sono 1420 American Craft Distillers is taking a classic recipe and kicking it up a notch by employing an unexpected grain to achieve smooth and nutty flavored distillates. The Sono 1420 Distillery and Tasting Room, set to open in late winter or early spring, will make the company the first in the world to incorporate Hemp seed into whiskey. And gin. Hello.