Just about one year ago, Sarah and I began building out our distillery space on Rand Hill Road. We had our TTB Basic Permit in hand, but no state license yet. For those following along, you know that we started with basic, four wall space, and that in the fall of 2015 and winter of 2016, we cut out and made doors, erected walls, plumbed, ran electrical lines this way and painted. We were literally building our dream.
This fall, we have put our construction hats away and are happily spending our time making vodka and apple brandy. Our construction this winter will be limited to final touches to our tasting room.
It can be tempting at times to sit and think that Sarah and I built our distillery ourselves. That would, though, be wrong. We have had a lot of help this year from family and friends. So, as this is November, in the spirit of Thanksgiving I would like to publically thank all of you who helped us, who have supported us along this very beginning of our dream.
Co-founder of Murray's Fools Distilling Co. | Altona. NY