Inside One Distillery’s Pivot to Hand Sanitizer

By: Gyarmati Orsolya Date: 2020. 03. 27. 08:10

Dirty Water Distillery in Plymouth, Massachusetts, is best known for its “Velnias,” a honey liqueur. The distillery’s biggest product these days, however, is hand sanitizer. That recipe comes straight from the World Health Organization.

Avizonis and his team join a growing number of craft distilleries around the country weaponizing their facilities in the fight against COVID-19. To shore up a national dearth of disinfectant, they’re forgoing distilling to manufacture and distribute vast quantities of hand sanitizer to vulnerable citizens, government employees, and healthcare workers, free of charge.

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