Catoctin Creek Distillery receives national recognition | News

The house owners of Purcellville-dependent Catoctin Creek Distilling Co. introduced property a national award from the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States at its yearly meeting June 9 in New Orleans.

Scott and Becky Harris, co-house owners of Catoctin Creek Distilling gained the Dave Pickerell Memorial Craft Member of the Year Award.

“We are so humbled by this award,” mentioned Scott Harris, founder and standard manager of Catoctin Creek in a ready statement. “Dave Pickerell was a mentor and a pal to us, and to receive an award in his honor is a thing we will cherish for the rest of our life.”

In memory of Dave Pickerell, the ‘Johnny Appleseed of craft distilling,’ the DISCUS Dave Pickerell Memorial Craft Member of the Calendar year Award is presented to a DISCUS Craft Council Member who has been a chief in supporting the affiliation and the requires of the craft distillery neighborhood.

Scott Harris has been a prolonged-time member of the DISCUS Craft Distiller Advisory Council and at the moment sits on the Virginia Distillers Association’s Board of Directors.

Becky Harris is a supporter of the industry’s expansion as President of the American Craft Spirits Association’s Board of Administrators and Secretary of the ACSA’s STEPUP Basis, a plan aimed to assist overcome the deficiency of range in the alcoholic beverage industry.