Rhode Island Spirits hosted a weekend of grand opening celebrations to showcase its newly minted distillery and tasting room in Pawtucket on March 9 and 10. Owned and operated by Kara Larson and Cathy Plourde, Rhode Island Spirits is the latest distillery to open in the state. Rhode Island Spirits produces Rhodium Vodka and Rhodium Gin, both organic spirits crafted with botanicals grown and harvested in the Blackstone Valley. The tasting room offers water views of the Blackstone River for guests to visit and sample spirits and cocktails. Celebrants enjoyed their choice of several seasonal craft cocktails made with Rhode Island Spirits’ Rhodium Vodka and Rhodium Gin as part of the opening.
Photos by Laura Widness.