Airing between regular episodes of the VinePair Podcast, “Covid-19 Conversations” takes an inside look at how the coronavirus crisis is impacting all areas of the alcohol business.

In this installment of Covid-19 Conversations, Zach Geballe interviews distiller Cody Morris of The Hardware Distillery Co. The Hoodsport, Wash., operation has shifted production from potable spirits to hand sanitizer. “It’s essentially like making a liqueur,” Morris says.

The discussion also touches on lesser-known alcohol tax laws, collaboration with other businesses in the face of rising materials costs, and the challenges of opening a new brewery in uncertain times.

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