White Tiger Distillery making hand sanitizer to supply APG amid surging demand due to coronavirus pandemic
Staff at the White Tiger Distillery in Forest Hill never planned to trade spirits for sanitizer. They anticipated the demand for it even less. Now, they are selling the antiseptic to Aberdeen Proving Ground along with businesses and people from Baltimore to Cecil counties, keeping the distillery open almost every day to meet demand.
The distillery, which normally makes whiskies and other spirits, turned to making hand sanitizer as a way to weather the economic storm caused by the new coronavirus’ spread through the state. The virus cut into its business significantly, so when somebody suggested making hand sanitizer, staff thought to give it a try. The process of getting the first batch to production began on March 24.