Observations all along the line - Kimball & the Southern Panhandle First

Friends and Neighbors: Tom Carr, Carr Spirits

A new company moved into Kimball last week and the owner, Tom Carr, said bringing Carr Spirits to Kimball is a bit like coming home in more than one way.

Feeling right at home.

Carr and his wife, Darcy, bought the Colorado Cattle Company in 2009, at a time when Tom was still working in the liquor industry. With the purchase of the ranch Tom quit the business and began ranching full time.

In March 2015 Tom began Carr Spirits with the purchase of a company that owned a brand called Fuegon.

"I really liked the brand because I really liked Twizzlers," Tom said. "Fuegon is the original red licorice...