Today The Dayton Beer Company announced the hiring of Bill Hockett to serve as the Head Distiller for their new Dayton Barrel Works Artisan Distillery.
According to Dayton Beer Company, “Bill has over 8 years of distilling experience working for Gervasi Spirits, Limestone Branch Distillery, and with the famous Popcorn Sutton. Bill is from the area and is very excited to be coming home to head our operations and we couldn’t be more excited that we have a distiller of his quality to make some amazing spirits.”
Bill will be starting the new job in January and shared he’s “glad to be moving back to the area and look forward to making some great spirits for the Miami Valley.”
Dayton Barrel Works Artisan Distillery will be a craft distillery located at 124 East Second Street in downtown Dayton. According to their facebook page their focus is on high quality bourbon, gin, vodka, liqueurs, and experimental spirits.