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Craft Distillery coming to Gonzales

Fans of the hard stuff in the Baton Rouge region will have one more reason to celebrate the New Year. Sugarfield Spirits, a new craft distillery planned for the East Bank business park in Gonzales, is set to break ground in early 2019.

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Sugarfield made news earlier this year when it was granted an 8-year industrial tax exemption by the Gonzales city council.

According to an announcement from Ascension Economic Development Corp, a not-for-profit corporation that works to maximize economic opportunity in Ascension Parish, the new distillery will use locally grown sugarcane to make vodka, rum and gin, and is targeting a 2019 opening.

“We look forward to planting roots in Gonzales and flourishing within the Ascension Parish community,” said part-owner and Baton Rouge area physician Thomas Soltau.

Plans for the distillery include a 5,000 square-foot facility near the corner of LA-44 and LA-30 that will be equipped for public tours. Bottoms up, BR!

 

 

 

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