(c)2013 NPT PHOTO SUBMITTED Completion of the Popcorn Sutton distillery is nearing completion, and may start production as early as January 2014. It is located in a large warehouse on West Highway 25/70.
Friday, December 13, 2013
(Last modified: 2013-12-13 20:49:52)
Source: The Newport Plain Talk
NEWPORT- Production of Popcorn Sutton's White Whiskey may begin as soon as next month, according to the company's founder, Jamey Grosser, of Popcorn Sutton Distilling LLC.Work on building the distillery, which is located in a 50,000-square foot warehouse at 830 West Highway 25/70, began "in earnest" in April, said Operations Manager Travis Hixon on Thursday, Dec. 12. "All the systems are complete. We're just waiting on completion of a partition for the stills" that international fire codes require, Hixon said."The main focus of this facility is production" of the whiskey, he said. He added, "We want to keep our focus on making sure we've got the whiskey right."For more details, please see the weekend edition of the Newport Plain Talk.
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