So how do you open a distillery one year and have 5- or 15-year-old whiskey to sell the next?
Every single bottle the distillery makes starts from the same spirit.
And the company is breaking ground on a distillery in September, to be located in an old inn down the street from the lyceum.
“All that they do is hire salespeople, make up a BS story, and boom, they look like a distillery,” Leopold says.
Which is why in 1961, the distillery finally decided to purchase the estate and its adjoining home.
"I thought that sort of thing had ceased to exist, even in these wild mountains," and he nodded toward the distillery.
Instead he focused his powerful glasses on the office of the distillery.
This consists of a few cottages, a store, a blacksmith shop and a distillery.
If it existed it must connect with cellars at the depot and the distillery.
Then the moonshiner does his distillery up in a napkin and goes away into the primeval forest.