Podcast: From Navy Admiral to Starting a Distillery Business with Scott Sanders

Mar 27, 2020

Scott Sanders (USNA ’80) is the owner of Tobacco Barn Distillery, a true ground-to-glass distillery bringing the best whiskies, bourbons and rums to the Maryland area.  Their signature “Constellation Rum” is fermented, double-distilled, and sealed in four bourbon barrels for an embarkation aboard the U.S.S. Constellation in Baltimore, Maryland. Pretty cool story!

In this episode, Scott and I discuss:

  • How they grew their business to sell their products in over 20 liquor stores in the Maryland area and their plan to expand into other states
  • How their farm uses a combination of solar, geothermal, and heat recovery systems as part of their commitment to protect Southern Maryland’s environment
  • Fun stories about how he used bourbon as a bargaining chip with foreign officers while serving in the Navy

Connect with Scott Sanders:

If you found this episode valuable, please share it with a friend or colleague. If you are a Service Academy graduate and want to take your business to the next level, you can join our supportive community and get started today.

The first stop on 'America's Bourbon Trail'

About

"Proudly crafting handmade, locally sourced, and environmentally conscious bourbon, whiskey, and rum in America’s birthplace of bourbon."

Contact

Tobacco Barn Distillery | 24460 Hollywood Road | Hollywood, MD

 (240) 243 9151

sales@tobaccobarndistillery.com

Social

Signup for UpdatesWe're crafting history.