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Factory Tour: Whiskey Wars! (Valentine’s Day)

Feb 14, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

| $15.00

As the song goes – “Love is a Battlefield” and in the 19th century, the love of whiskey led to the Marines being dispatched from the Navy Yard to crack down on illegal whiskey distilling in what became known as the WHISKEY WARS.  Today, Kings County Distillery is proudly making moonshine and more on premises. Join BLDG 92 and Kings County Distillery on a tour (and tasting!) that explores whiskey scandals of the past and the resurgence of the industry today.

Bring your dearest on this tour and share a sip of chocolate whiskey – a spirit as unique, amusing and heartwarming as your love.

Factory Tours Overview. BLDG 92’s Factory Tours offer the public a chance to experience industry in action through exposure to the diversity of active factories and manufacturers on the Yard. Factory Tours explore the Yard’s development today as a model of sustainable urban industry, and give visitors a unique opportunity to witness first-hand the resurgence of new and traditional manufacturing. Stay tuned for upcoming tours; Counter Culture, Making Wood Work and Heavy Metal.

Tours last approximately 90 minutes and start and end at BLDG 92. Part of this tour requires climbing stairs. If you are interested in coming and have questions about accessibility, please call us for further information. Participants must be at least 21 years of age.

Details

Date:
Feb 14, 2015
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Cost:
$15.00
Event Categories:
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Website:
http://bldg92.org/events/factory-tour-whiskey-wars-11/

Organizer

BLDG 92: Brooklyn Navy Yard Center
Phone:
718-907-5992
Website:
www.bldg92.org

Venue

BLDG 92: Brooklyn Navy Yard Center
63 Flushing Avenue (at the intersections of Carlton and Flushing Avenues)
Brooklyn, NY 11205 United States
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Phone:
718-907-5992