Vote Yes For The Chattanooga Whiskey Company

Friday, November 16, 2012

On Thursday morning at the Hamilton County Commission meeting a very large group of supporters gathered to show the Commissioners of Hamilton County that they support the Chattanooga Whiskey Company setting up shop in Chattanooga to manufacture and distribute Chattanooga Whiskey. Hamilton County already allows the sales of liquor as well as the sales of liquor by the drink. 

I feel this business is just what is needed as well as wanted to bring Chattanooga into the spot light with a nostalgic product that not only brings back the memories of the past by the retro look of the bottles and Chattanooga on its label, but will also add to the products made in the Chattanooga area. 

There is no risk allowing the Chattanooga Whiskey Company from manufacturing in Hamilton County as products like this are served and sold here everyday. The other advantages are the jobs created, the tourist coming to visit this distillery and spending their money in our city, as well as the thousands of dollars in tax revenue potential. This is a win win for our city. This is NOT about religious beliefs or if it would contribute to drinking and driving, it's just not a factor in this case. its about bringing a great product into our city with the name Chattanooga in view for the whole world to see and enjoy. 

Please vote yes and allow the Chattanooga Whiskey Company permission to manufacture their products in Hamilton County. 

Mark Brandt
East Ridge

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