MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) Vermont's capital city is preparing to welcome a new distillery that will bring 50 high paying jobs when it begins production later this spring.
The Times Argus reports the Hardwick-based Caledonia Spirits distillery is hoping to open around June 1.
Construction on the distillery's 27,000-square-foot facility is continuing on at the edge of the city.
Owner Ryan Christiansen says there's a "tremendous enthusiasm" by his employees to start working in Montpelier.
In addition to distillery operations, there will be an onsite cocktail bar and retail facility.
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