Wednesday, March 30, 2016
One of the newest distilleries to open its doors is Fairfield-based Claremont Distilled Spirits. Founded by New Jersey resident Tim Koether in 2014, the 7,000-square-foot facility has the capacity to produce 20,000 gallons of distilled spirits annually, including vodka, moonshine and whiskey.
Saturday, January 30, 2016
Tim Koether knows a thing or two about New Jersey. That’s just as well, since the founder and owner of Claremont Distilled Spirits is at the helm of a small business trading both on the state’s appeal and notoriety.
Tuesday, December 8, 2015
Claremont Distilled Spirits in Fairfield takes the farm-to-table concept to a new level, by using Jersey-grown veggies to produce its vodka (potatoes) and moonshine (corn) as well some local fruit as well. Veronique Deblois checked in with the Distillery’s Amy Sutton for the story behind this innovative Essex County business.
Saturday, September 5, 2015
Fairfield, New Jersey is now quickly gaining a reputation for being one of the most active towns in the entire state when it comes to alcohol production. Boasting a DIY winemaking arena, a number of breweries, and a couple of distilleries, this surprisingly small town has become a focal point of New Jersey’s artisan food and drink industry. Claremont Distillery is the newest of all North Jersey microdistilleries, and they gave us the opportunity to take a good look at how New Jersey’s moonshine and vodka are produced.
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Founder and CEO Tim Koether of Bernardsville started Claremont Distilled Spirits after more than 25 years on Wall Street as a hedge fund manager.