Blackwater Distilling, Stevensville, MD
February of 2008 saw the launch of the Eastern Shore-based Blackwater Distilling in what became Maryland’s first fully licensed beverage alcohol distillery in nearly 40 years. Founded by brothers Christopher and Jonathan Cook, the craft distillery began production of its inaugural hand-crafted vodka, Sloop Betty, in the spring of 2011.
[Source: The Distilled Life (det), cited 2014]
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