Thursday, October 08, 2015

We check out the web for Rum!

Emails,Tweets, Facebook and the like. I just needed to talk.
Seems Blackwater Distillery got some great recognition and it will allow them to expand and upgrade. Here is the release we have:

Blackwater Distilling Awarded Queen Anne’s County Economic Development Grant and Low-interest Loan

Grant of $70,000 and low-interest loan of $100,000 will be used to expand production capacity and product lines at the Queen Anne’s County distillery.
STEVENSVILLE, Md. – October 5, 2015 – Blackwater Distilling™, Inc. (“Blackwater”), Maryland’s oldest craft distillery, today announced that the company has been awarded a total of $170,000 in loans and grants from Queen Anne’s County.... (LINK)

Blackwater seems to be out there - getting their Spirits onto the market. If you are interested - click that link to read the entire article. 
A little background:
About Blackwater Distilling

Blackwater Distilling™, Inc. is a rapidly growing producer of handcrafted, premium spirits and Maryland’s oldest craft distillery. Blackwater was founded on a vision of reviving Maryland’s distinguished distilling heritage by crafting premium-quality spirits using the finest ingredients, supporting local farms and businesses in the process.

We also made contact with the folks at Connecticut Valley Distilling. Richard Gummoe got back to me and we are in the process of setting up an e-interview. I will keep you posted!!

In Twitter -- we have heard from many interesting Rum Enthusiasts. We love the follows - but I general don't follow back unless YOU are a rum, food, spirit information Tweeter. However, if you want to hear from not only us, but many food, drink , and spirit Makers, marketers and commentaries -- We are the spot! @Rick_Rum_Runner.. Just a sampling of interesting Tweeters we follow:
Wicked Jack's Tavern
George Sheppard
Wicked Dolphin Rum
Rougaroux Rum
Imbibe Magazine
The Bar Chick
And so many more. Get all your rum and Spirit info @Rick_Rum_Runner.

Til next time I AM:

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