Bourbon History



Kentucky’s New Distilleries – Wilderness Trail Distillery

Join us February 4th for the Bourbon Salon at Oxmoor Farm – Cooking With Bourbon (Includes a tasting of a rare, vintage bourbon!) Wilderness Trail Distillery opened in 2012. It was founded by Shane Baker and Pat Heist, who are experts... Continue Reading →

Kentucky’s Great Distilleries: Four Roses – Masters of Yeast

After The American Civil War Paul Jones entered the whiskey business as a rectifier in Atlanta, Georgia. He did not own a distillery and purchased his whiskey from a local distillery - The Rose Distillery in Atlanta. Prohibition forced him... 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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