Cooper River Distillers News

Two Big Things

Two big announcements today: 1. We got our Federal Distilled Spirits Permit! We’re DSP-NJ-21001. Now we just need our state distilling license and we’ll be ready to start hand-crafting delicious rums, whiskeys, and brandies. Thank you all for your patience…

It’s Up to the Government Now!

As a quick update – this week I submitted all the required applications for federal and state distilling permits. I’m sure there will be a few months of waiting on the governments to process my paperwork, but the wheels are…

Still – The One

Springtime is a time for new arrivals…baby chicks are born, newborn bunnies start hoppin’ around, flowers are sprouting, and most importantly the Phillies fever arrives with the start of baseball season. Not wanting to be left out, Cooper River Distillers…

The “Before” Pictures

I made a visit to Camden today to drop off some equipment at the future home of Cooper River Distillers, and while I was there I took some photos to show you the “Before” side of the distillery “Before-and-After”…stay tuned…

Follow Cooper River Distillers Here!

As Cooper River Distillers gets closer to the day when we can offer you hand-crafted spirits made right here in South Jersey, I’ve decided to start this blog to keep you up-to-date on our progress. I hope that you’ll check…

Meet Chief Distiller James Yoakum

Hi, I’m James, the founder and chief distiller at Cooper River Distillers. I’m going to be bringing you some delicious spirits made from locally-sourced ingredients in the coming months, but for now I’ll give you a bit more information about…