Adirondack Pub and Brewery owner John Carr has announced that he is purchasing the four-acre lot on Route 9 owned by the Off-Track Betting Corporation for $1.25 million. Carr’s immediate plans for the property include expanding Adirondack’s brewing and bottling operations and building the first whiskey distillery in Lake George. OTB will continue to operate a betting parlor at the site until it secures a new location, according to Carr.
With the construction of a new plant on the property, Carr expects his brewing and bottling capacities to triple. “We look forward to seeing our Adirondack beers being sold in every county of the state,” he said. Once the expansion is complete, Adirondack Brewery is expected to produce 35,000 barrels of beer a year. Carr said the project will take five years to complete and cost approximately $5 million. » Continue Reading.