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Distillery Coming to Downtown St. Augustine—First Coast News

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. — Phil McDaniel wants to create St. Augustine’s only distillery by renovating an old, empty ice plant building on Riberia Street in downtown. He wants to create a distillery on one side, and an upscale bar and gift shop on the other. The distillery would also be open for tours. Wednesday, McDaniel showed off examples of distilled spirits – vodka, gin, and whiskey — from up-and-coming craft or micro-distilleries from other states. He said the craft distilleries are popping up around the county, but there are very few in Florida. Read more…