You won’t want to drink what Claremont Distillery is brewing this week. Instead of its usual menu of vodka, bourbon and moonshine, the Fairfield distillery is hard at work making gallons of hand sanitizer to offset supply shortages during the coronavirus pandemic.
Tim Koether, the owner, said the motivation behind the switch from spirits to sanitizer was simple.“My wife couldn’t find any, and she was getting all panicked,” Koether told NJ Advance Media. Helping out his wife gave him the chance to help the larger community, and the decision became a no-brainer. “It’s like to me, it just seems like… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: March 17th, 2020 | Author: admin | Filed under: New Jersey, News | Tags: Claremont Distillery, coronavirus, COVID-19, hand sanitizer, New Jersey | Comments Off on N.J. distillery switches from making spirits to sanitizers during coronavirus outbreak