Bourbon History


wild yeast

Collecting Wild Yeast

In the Taylor diary, written in the first decade of the 19th century, at The Filson Historical Society archive, is this direction for gathering yeast: “The art of making whiskey in the first place, the distiller must be an industrious... Continue Reading →

The Yeast of My Worries

In the 19th century the term “Master Distiller” was used less and the term “Distiller and Yeast-Maker” was more common. The fact is that yeast making was a very important part of the position of running a distillery. Every distillery... Continue Reading →

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