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    Intro & Building Tour

    ​It's whiskey or bust! VLOG intro and and distiller's background. A nickel tour of the building located in Zebulon, NC.

    Demo begins & water flows!

    Demo begins on Olde Raleigh Distillery. A one man army clears 10,000 square feet of ceiling and finds a lost treasure in the rafters.

    A Trip to Wine School & Demo Continues!

    Destruction continues in the distillery. A break from the action is taken to attend a Court of Master Sommelier's Wine Course. Return to the distillery to find a Bobcat removing the poison ivy

    jungle of death.



    "Brandon McCraney is a new business owner in Zebulon. He's been hard at work renovating a building in the heart of Zebulon's downtown, and it will be the site of Olde Raleigh Distillery..."

    Whiskey & Food Pairing

    Event at The State Club

    A behind the scenes look at what goes into hosting a whiskey/bourbon tasting and food pairing event. From planning and discussing food pairings with the culinary team, to the flow of presentation during the event, the emcee provides a candid video into an event in Raleigh, NC.​

  • Distiller, Master Blender, and Whiskey Sommelier whose passion is dissecting the world of whiskey. Brandon promotes the craft distiller and world of whiskey by sharing the journey of opening Olde Raleigh Distillery. His mission is to be a voice for craft distillers, whiskey blenders, and provide unique insights for spirits enthusiasts.


    Industry Accolades & Affiliations

    Whiskey Sommelier III | Executive Bourbon Steward

    Institute of Brewing & Distilling UK | Moonshine University Alumni

    GuildSomm | American Distilling Institute

    United State Air Force Veteran



    Bachelor's, Business Management, North Carolina State University

    Master's, Business Administration, University of Cincinnati

    Master's, Sustainability & Environmental Management, Harvard University



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