The beloved bourbon distiller had battled ALS for six years.
The investment will allow the Virginia craft distillery, founded in 2009 by Scott and Becky Harris, to double its production.
The West Virginia distillery will continue making its own whiskey and selling Old Scout bourbon and rye.
The distillery will be able to make all three styles of Irish whiskey—blended, single malt, and single pot still—under one roof.
Here’s a look at the history behind five distilleries marking a big milestone in 2016—and their enduring impact on today’s Scotch whisky industry.
Diageo—the conglomerate behind Johnnie Walker, Crown Royal, and Bulleit—is putting money into micro-distilleries around the world.