Friday, April 24, 2009

New distillery to possibly open nearby

With our recent observation of the new drinks district growing in Red Hook and the recent loss of Lenell and her Red Hook rye, it only makes sense for Tom Potter, one of the founders of the Brooklyn Brewery, to open up his newly planned distillery nearby.

According to the Daily News, he plans to start making gin and whiskey and hopes to raise enough money by late June to get the operation going in either Red Hook, Gowanus, or Williamsburg. In Brooklyn Brewery fashion, he plans to include tours and a tasting room in the setup.

Read the entire Daily News article here.

Brooklyn Paper also reports on it here and NY1 has a short video on it here

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