Willett Wheated 8 years Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
In 1936 Thompson Willett founded Willett Distillery. Today, the tradition continues.
In 1674 Edward Willett went to London and apprenticed to Daniel Mason to learn the pewter trade. When he was twenty-three, Edward received his mark and became a pewterer. He was allowed to strike his touch, pictured here, in the Pewterer’s Hall of London in 1684.
January 27th – The family puts the first barrels of their new-make Bourbon Whiskey into Warehouse A for storage. This would have been Thompson’s 103rd birthday.
On March 17, 2017 (St. Patrick’s Day) the family celebrated it’s 80 Year Anniversary of when Thompson Willett and his family put their first barrels into storage.
Willett Wheated Bourbon Tasting notes
The first release was distilled in the early Spring of 2013 and bottled in the Summer of 2022. The proprietary mashbill is barreled at 115 proof in Char# 4 American Oak. We bottle without chill-filtration to preserve the most flavor possible.
||Willett Wheated 8 years Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey