Last evening the owners of Tommyrotter Distillery held a soft opening, in anticipation of their grand opening this coming Saturday. First of all, let me say that the building where the distillery is housed, 500 Seneca, is drop dead gorgeous I still can’t get used to seeing this striking beauty every time I head to Larkinville. The mixed-use project is being undertaken by 500 Seneca Street LLC, comprised of Frontier Group of Companies and Savarino Companies.
Stepping into Tommyrotter, one gets the immediate sense of an industrial chicness that permeates the place. Owners Bobby Finan and Sean Insalaco have keenly utilized a very unusual spatial layout to accommodate their needs. Up top (street level), visitors are greeted by a tasting room that also seconds as a retail product showroom. The room was designed by the Block Club team, and features custom made furniture in a sharp, streamlined, no BS kinda way.
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