Hunt Electric


High West Distillery

  • General Contractor:
    R&O Construction
  • Owner:
    High West Distillery
  • Location:
    Wanship, UT
  • Contract Type:

In 2015, High West opened their distillery in Wanship, Utah which acts as a space for educational whiskey tasting, pairings and tours, and houses a 1600-gallon copper pot still that was shipped from Scotland. Prior to the grand opening, Hunt Electric was contracted to install a new 300 amp electrical room with a 800 motor control center, fire alarm, security, fire suppression and data communications systems. Additionally, a complete tank grounding system with a building lighting protection system, PLC control and automation systems were installed. Other features within this facility include three 6,000-gallon storage tanks and two silos with the ability to hold 50,000 pounds of grains. This distillery has the capacity to make 25 times more whiskey than their facility in Park City. 

Services Provided: Electrical, I.T.S./Data Communications

Awards: 2014 AGC of Utah Building/Industrial Division Project of the Year 

2015 Utah Construction and Design Magazine Most Outstanding Private Project Under $10 Million