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Distillery Opening In Brooklyn Neighborhood
« on: March 23, 2017, 06:45:01 AM »
Distillery Opening In Brooklyn Neighborhood



Jacksonville whiskey distillery to open in Brooklyn.

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Re: Distillery Opening In Brooklyn Neighborhood
« Reply #1 on: March 23, 2017, 06:53:22 AM »
This is great... now we just need to get the law changed...

http://brewerslaw.com/brewers-law-101-florida-craft-distilling-licenses/
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Re: Distillery Opening In Brooklyn Neighborhood
« Reply #2 on: March 23, 2017, 08:03:45 AM »
This is great... now we just need to get the law changed...

http://brewerslaw.com/brewers-law-101-florida-craft-distilling-licenses/

Exactly! A distillery is no fun if I can't go drink there and enjoy the atmosphere, or even buy multiple bottles!

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Re: Distillery Opening In Brooklyn Neighborhood
« Reply #3 on: March 23, 2017, 09:04:58 AM »
They are currently going through some internal issues.  One of the founders has been MIA, so he either has to buy an equity stake (which he can't afford) or leave.  A lot of internal strife has stalled their ability to come to market.  They are lucky to have Klempf supporting them.

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Re: Distillery Opening In Brooklyn Neighborhood
« Reply #4 on: March 23, 2017, 09:54:32 AM »
Yeah, I was going to say: I went to their (unfortunately named by Al Emerick (which, LOL)) "Badass Men's Whiskey Night" like two years ago and, as an attempt to raise capital, it was uninspiring at best.

MMR, I hadn't heard about this. Supposing you donated to the project, what did you get in return?

I'm always skeptical of fundraising for private business. Things like Intuition's Mug Club is cool (the donors received something tangible in return), but the Distillery isn't exactly a non-profit.

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Re: Distillery Opening In Brooklyn Neighborhood
« Reply #5 on: March 23, 2017, 11:43:00 AM »
Hopefully some changes will be made to the law this year. Here is the relevant pending senate bill: https://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2017/0166/?Tab=BillText

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Re: Distillery Opening In Brooklyn Neighborhood
« Reply #6 on: March 23, 2017, 12:30:46 PM »

Then Al Emerick made a VERY off color comment at the end that I found offensive and even had some people audibly gasping,


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Re: Distillery Opening In Brooklyn Neighborhood
« Reply #7 on: March 23, 2017, 01:39:00 PM »
^yeah this sound like a pretty solid story

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Re: Distillery Opening In Brooklyn Neighborhood
« Reply #8 on: March 23, 2017, 05:45:13 PM »

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Re: Distillery Opening In Brooklyn Neighborhood
« Reply #9 on: April 13, 2017, 09:26:38 PM »
« Last Edit: April 14, 2017, 06:30:11 AM by thelakelander »
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Re: Distillery Opening In Brooklyn Neighborhood
« Reply #10 on: April 14, 2017, 09:17:44 AM »
Looks good. They have a timetable on getting this done?

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Re: Distillery Opening In Brooklyn Neighborhood
« Reply #11 on: April 14, 2017, 10:26:22 AM »
I'm not in love with the site plan, specifically the on-site parking separating it from Forest St. The rendering above makes it look like the building is up against Forest but it isn't. Do the 10 spots really make a difference, especially with the cul-de-sac and the ability to do on-street around the thing?

On the other hand, it's a historic building (not a new build). It was the road that moved which created this "setback". They also have a huge argument that can't be objected to, and that's the POS Gate design that was approved two blocks away.

I'd probably let this fly, but even some outdoor seating would be better than the surface lot there.

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Re: Distillery Opening In Brooklyn Neighborhood
« Reply #12 on: March 09, 2018, 05:09:24 PM »

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Re: Distillery Opening In Brooklyn Neighborhood
« Reply #13 on: March 09, 2018, 09:21:41 PM »
Sweet! Need more attractions in Brooklyn.