“The red, barn-like building in Princess Anne’s industrial park was custom-built for a company that — until it closed a few years ago — transformed spent cooking oil into biodiesel fuel.
Its new tenant has something with a little less zing in mind. But not much less.
Tom and Tina Cropper have turned the 6,000-square-foot plant into a distillery, the first in Somerset County in modern times and the second overall on the Lower Shore of Maryland. The first opened in June 2016 at the Seacrets resort in Ocean City.
The couple hopes to open Spirits of the Patriots soon…”