On March 26, America's oldest operating craft rum distillery, Celebration Distillation, announced that itwould behalting rum production in order to manufacture hand sanitizer. Distiller Anthony Whiting stated that the business would work in collaboration with other distilleries to meetgrowing demands in the city during the pandemic.
According to head distiller Matt Swiggum, the business began processing sanitizer on March 16after shortages in New Orleans became apparent.Those in need are encouraged to stop by the distillery from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. on weekdays, with their own containers. In hopes of accommodating as many community members as possible, Celebration Distillation is now restricting the quantity to six ounces per person. However, consumers also have the option to purchase 25-ounce bottles for $12.
Please bear in mind that the enterprise is obeying social distancing mandates and staymindful of others when visiting.