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
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
obeying social distancing mandates and staymindful of others when visiting.