Heroic but sad—Nova Scotia distillery turns its attention from gin and vodka to hand sanitizer

My fellow inebriates,

Now it feels like the world is ending. Steinhart Distillery in Antigonish, NS has pivoted its operations over from distilling wonderful spirits to preparing hand sanitizer. What a heroic (not to mention creative, versatile, and probably lucrative) move.

C2018 Thomas Steinhart

Thomas Steinhart, owner of Steinhart Distillery, says he’s adding essential oils to the 70% solution “to stop people from drinking it.”



Photo: CBC Radio


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