The Baltimore Whiskey Company Announces Expansion and Move to Union Collective
Baltimore, June 28, 2017 – The Baltimore Whiskey Company, which distills quality Rye whiskey and other spirits in the heart of the city of Baltimore, today announced that it will expand and move the entire distillery from 2800 Sisson St. to Union Collective (1700 W. 41st. St. in Hampden-Medfield) at the beginning of 2018. The company released a video to fans this morning on social media: https://youtu.be/
“We’re thrilled to partner with Union Craft Brewing and the other vendors at Union Collective,” said Baltimore Whiskey Company’s CEO Max Lents. “It’s going to be a great place for the community and for collaboration. Hopefully we’ll be able to make enough whiskey to keep Baltimore happy!”
The new 10,000 square-foot-location will include a second still, expanded fermentation capacity, and a larger tasting area. The move will coincide with the release of Baltimore Whiskey Company’s Rye Whiskey, which is currently aging in barrels. It will be the first rye whiskey on the market that was distilled in Baltimore in more than 50 years.
“Our new system will still be focused on old world distillation and small batch artistry,” said Head Distiller Eli Breitburg-Smith. “The new space and equipment will let us make and store about ten times what we currently produce for whiskey.”
“The Baltimore Whiskey Company embodies the true ‘spirit’ of this project,” said Jon Zerivitz, Union Craft Brewing’s Co-founder. “They are homegrown entrepreneurs producing handcrafted spirits of the finest quality. They share our passion for both product and community and will add tremendous value to the visitor experience. We are thrilled to have them in the Collective.”
About The Baltimore Whiskey Company
The Baltimore Whiskey Company began operation in November 2015. They currently produce four award-winning spirits distributed throughout Maryland and D.C. Their Shot Tower Gin, Shot Tower Barreled Gin, Charles St. Apple Brandy, and the 1904 Liqueur, which each won medals in a 2017 international competition, will continue to be produced in the new location alongside the Rye Whiskey.
About UNION Collective:
UNION Collective will transform 10.5 acres and 138,000 square feet of warehouse space located at 1700 W. 41st Street in Baltimore’s neighborhood of Hampden-Medfield into an interactive and collaborative assembly of several of Baltimore’s growing independent businesses. With 87,000 square feet adjacent to UNION Craft Brewing’s new headquarters, brewery and taproom, the project will be home to eight other commercial tenants. Local makers, non-profits, and other businesses will produce and sell their wares on site, share resources, collaborate, and connect with the community at large. Construction on the project begins July 1, 2017. For more information, visit www.union-collective.com.
Nicole Atkinson | Push to Start