2020 was a difficult year; nobody will argue that point. For us at Catoctin Creek, we had several restaurants return their barrel select rye whisky because they didn't know if they would be able to continue business in the face of the pandemic. We turned this situation around and released our #InThisTogether rye whisky, the proceeds of which were given to local restaurant charities. As a result, Imbibe magazine named our founders, Becky and Scott Harris, to their Imbibe 75 list for the year. We're very grateful for this honor.
Wayne Curtis writes:
The Harrises opted to give back to the hospitality industry. They sold the new blend through their website and at the distillery. They had 100 cases and sold out in two hours. After recouping their expenses, Catoctin Creek paid out $12,000 to four groups supporting the hospitality industry, including the Restaurant Workers' Community Foundation and the USBG's Bartender Emergency Assistance Program.
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