Discover 10 Black-founded distilleries

13th October, 2020 by Nicola Carruthers

Black Momma Vodka

Founded by Brooklyn-born Vanessa Braxton, Black Momma Vodka is distilled five times and filtered five times from corn.

It is distilled through crushed diamond lava rocks and made with Cascade mountain spring water from Oregon.

Braxton comes from a background in manufacturing, and has managed construction and engineering contracts.

She is said to be the first African-American female owner and operator of a national distributed vodka in the US. Braxton owns a craft distillery, manufacturing facility and a 15-acre grow house.

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