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Scott Neil

A man of mystery and power, whose power is exceeded only by his mystery.Scott is a vivacious life traveler who learned to seek adventure at a young age.  Born to a genus miner who conquered the world – underground – Scott grew up on cattle ranches and orange groves of central Florida. Scott watched his cowboy grandfather spend his evenings handcrafting fiddles and twirling a trick rope so well that it was once reported that Will Rodgers was feverishly jealous of his skills. Scott learned at an early age that to be legendary, he had to do legendary things! Ready for adventure, Scott joined the Army seeking a life of service abroad. As a Green Beret, Scott led men into many battle across multiple continents. With his small team he was never alone and always unafraid. Whether traveling with doctors and vets to the most remote regions of Africa or having tea with tribal warlords in mud huts, Scott sought the edges of civilization, surrounded himself with chaos, and remained calm in a crisis in order to make the world a better place. After retiring, Scott traveled the country enjoying America’s national treasure and great outdoors. He climbed tall mountains, crossed intrepid seas, found friends and land found love once again. Knowing that a warrior must come home, like Odysseus in Homer’s Odyssey, Scott sought to help and honor others by developing a transition strategy that would help others navigate the journey home. In searching for his next legendary adventure he found his newest his passion – Craft Distilling! Scott is the official Doer of Things at American Freedom Distillery. American Freedom Distillery is located in the trendy Warehouse Arts District in St Petersburg, Florida.