TechCrunch Makers: An Evening At The Van Brunt Stillhouse

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http://techcrunch.com – What do you do when you already have the coolest job in the world? You start a business where you can have another amazing job on evenings and weekends. Daric Schlesselman is an editor for the Daily Show in Manhattan who lives in deepest Red Hook, a small, cool community on the edge of Brooklyn. There he rents a former paint factory where he’s set up the Van Brunt Stillhouse and storage facility where he makes some of the nicest grappa, whiskey, and rum this side of the Gowanus. Schlesselman started out as a homebrewer but has taken investment to build a small, artisinal distillery in R (IT news)