SAN ANTONIO – Update: Maverick Whiskey hand sanitizer prices were listed in a previous version of this article. However, due to high demand the distillery is “now experiencing a problem with the supply chain of containers due to COVID-19. Therefore, the sizes and pricing are changing now, almost every other day, based on what [the distillery] can get,” according to a spokesperson.
The owner of the distillery asked for the pricing originally sent to KSAT to be removed from the article as prices are fluctuating.
Original: The coronavirus pandemic has created a need for hand sanitizer and many Texas distilleries have risen to the occasion and started producing hand sanitizer for the public, including San Antonio’s Maverick Whiskey.
The distillery team is working seven days a week to produce as much sanitizer as possible, according to a press release, and the majority of the sanitizer is being donated to the City of San Antonio and other health care and safety organizations.
Anyone interested in purchasing Maverick Whiskey Sanitizer can call 210-447-7010 for availability. Consumers will be required to pay by phone and pick up their sanitizer curbside, according to the distillery’s website.
“The mission at Maverick Whiskey has always been to do something special for San Antonio, a city that has held a special place in our family’s heart for decades. We are proud to continue that mission, even if it’s in a different way. It is our hope that by utilizing our facilities to produce hand sanitizer, we can contribute in some small way to preventing the spread of COVID-19,” said founders Kenneth and Amy Maverick.
The sanitizer is 80% ABV per the WHO, FDA, and USP recommended formula, according to a press release.
Curbside hours are 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays. Maverick Whiskey is located at 115 Broadway Street.
The distillery team is asking for donations of yellow dent #2 corn, or better, to continue production, the release states.
“We will always keep this city’s best interest at heart. We are all in this together, and we invite you to raise a glass with us at Maverick Whiskey when we all get through this,” the Mavericks said.
COVID-19, the respiratory disease caused by the new virus, stands for coronavirus disease 2019. The disease first appeared in late 2019 in Wuhan, China, but spread around the world in early 2020, causing the World Health Organization to declare a pandemic in March.
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