Prichard’s Distillery re-opens for tours, tastings

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Bottles of Prichard’s Fine Rum roll off the line at the Kelso distillery. It recently re-opened for both tours and tastings. {Photo Courtesy of Prichard’s}

KELSO — At least one local distillery is now re-open to tours, tastings, and shopping. Prichard’s Distillery in Kelso recently announced that they would re-open but with social distancing measures in place.

Staff will wear face masks and gloves during all tastings and visitors will be asked to maintain six feet apart while onsite. Tours will also be limited to eight or less at any one time. Tours are now available from 9 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. weekdays and 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Saturdays.

Prichard’s Distillery is located at 11 Kelso-Smithland Road. For more information, contact them at 931-433-5454 or check out their website or Facebook page. •

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