Inside Business - The Hampton Roads Business Journal

INSIDE BUSINESS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
By Briana Adhikusuma

It’s been around three years since Skyler Pittman first ventured into opening his own distillery. And now that he’s getting closer to opening in mid-October, Pittman said he hopes he won’t cry when the doors are finally opened.

It will be a change of scenery for the Portsmouth resident and owner of Copper and Oak Craft Spirits at 732 High St.

He’s been an underwater welder for 10 years and lives on a boat at Tidewater Yacht Marina in Portsmouth. But he’s about to spend a lot more time on land once production begins in late September.

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