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Whiskey Wars Tour and Tasting
April 6 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm$20
Join BLDG 92 and Kings County Distillery for a tour and tasting that explores whiskey scandals of the past and the resurgence of the industry today. Participants will get the opportunity to learn about the Brooklyn Navy Yard’s role in dispatching Marines to crack down on illegal whiskey distilling in the nineteenth century, as well as the details of distilling and crafting whiskey today.
This tour starts at the Brooklyn Navy Yard Center @ BLDG 92; located at the intersection of Flushing Avenue and Carlton Avenue. Tour lasts approximately 90 minutes and participants must be 21 years of age. The tour does involve climbing stairs. For questions about accessibility, please contact [email protected]
Kings County Distillery is New York City’s oldest, largest, and premier whiskey distillery, the first since prohibition. Founded in 2010, Kings County makes handmade moonshine, bourbon, and other whiskeys out of the 119-year-old Paymaster Building in the Brooklyn Navy Yard. After the tour you are encouraged to visit the Gate house tasting room located in the 1896 ceremonial entrance to the Brooklyn Navy yard on Navy Street.