808 Distillery open in Eagle

808 Distillery open in Eagle
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By Randy Wyrick

EAGLE — Jeff Leonardo and Claude Seeman wanted to thrive through the recession and enjoy themselves. So, they opened 808 Distillery in Eagle. Spirits may be one of the only industries that resists economic cycles, Leonardo said. “When the economy is bad, people drink. When the economy is good, people drink,” he said. As you can see, they’re practical. 808 is the distillery’s street address in Eagle. So far, they make rum, gin and vodka consistently good, and with local juniper berries, which makes it smooth. Then there’s Leo’s Limoncello. Mix it with a little iced tea and make yourself …

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