Kentucky Bourbon Trail recognises craft whiskey distilleries

19th October, 2012 by Becky Paskin

Willett Distillery Kentucky Bourbon Trail Craft Tour

Willett Distillery, Bardstown
The Willett Distillery produced its first batch of bourbon in 1936, storing the barrels on high ground to allow a fresh breeze to aid the maturation process. But in 1984 its owners retired from the company and sold the business to Even G. Kulsveen, who continues to operate the site today.

Today the Willett Distillery produces a range of bourbon, unde brands including Old Bardstown, Johnny Drum, Noah’s Mill and small batch limited edition bourbons such as Vintage Bourbon, a 17 year-old Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey with 47% abv.

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