Bourbon bottles at Kings County Distillery at Brooklyn Navy Yard

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Bourbon bottles at Kings County Distillery, New York City’s oldest operating whiskey distillery, the first since prohibition. Founded in 2010, soon after the creation of a New York State Farm Distillery License, Kings County makes handmade moonshine and bourbon out of the 113-year-old Paymaster Building in the Brooklyn Navy Yard. The distillery uses New York grain, traditional processes, and unorthodox distilling equipment to make distinctive whiskey.The Brooklyn Navy Yard a modern industrial park in a historical setting. With tenants representing a variety of industries like construction, theatrical set design, computer and office supplies, contracting, refrigerated distribution facilities, media communications and promotions, motor overhauling, and metal fabrication, the Navy Yard is capable of handling any type of business with a planned Multi-story Green Industrial Facility and New Green Manufacturing Plant.