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Rowan’s Creek Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey

$124.95

Rowan’s Creek Kentucky Bourbon Whiske

Rowan’s Creek Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey

Bringing your nose to the glass and your olfactory is treated to caramel and vanilla layered on herbal and floral notes. The mouthfeel starts oily but finishes dry. On the palate you are treated to sweet caramel, vanilla, dusted in floral notes… finishing notes of oak and a lingering spiciness. 50.05%ABV

1936
In the spring of 1936, the family breaks ground on the distillery. Willett Distillery was erected on the family’s farm, three short years after the repeal of prohibition.

1937
March 17th – St. Patrick’s Day – The Willetts put their first barrel into storage in Warehouse A. The photo to the right is Thompson Willett on the distillery grounds.

 

1940’s
In the 1940’s Willett Distillery introduced Old Bardstown Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey. The photo at the left is Thompson Willett inspecting a bottle of Old Bardstown.

1960’s
Thompson Willett developed Johnny Drum Bourbon, exclusively for a wholesaler in California.

 

1960
January 8th – Willett Distillery fills its 100,000th barrel. Pictured at far right is Lambert Willett, Thompson’s father.

1964
In the same year Congress named Bourbon Americas Native Spirit, Thompson Willett and the Willett Distillery received a gold medal for Old Bardstown. Pictured here on September 11th, is Thompson Willett (on right) receiving the medal from Kentucky Governor Edward Thompson Ned Breathitt, Jr. at the Kentucky State Fair.

 

1984
Even and Martha Kulsveen assume the leadership role.

1990’s
Small Batch Boutique Bourbon Collection – Rowan’s Creek, Noah’s Mill, Kentucky Vintage & Pure Kentucky – is released.

 

2003
Even & Martha Kulsveen’s son, Drew Kulsveen, joins the family business.

2005
Even & Martha Kulsveen’s daughter, Britt Kulsveen Chavanne, and her husband, Hunter Chavanne, join the family business.

 

2008
Willett Family Estate Bottled Bourbon is introduced.

2008
Willett Family Estate Bottled Rye is introduced.

 

2008
Willett Pot Still Reserve Bourbon debuts in the signature pot still shaped bottle fashioned using the original still blueprints.

2011
Willett opens a visitor center to welcome guest touring the historic property.

 

2011
Warehouse A is renovated.

2012
Janelle Vincent Kulsveen, Drew’s wife, joins the family Business.

 

2012
After several years of renovations, on January 21st, the family starts up the distillery.

2012
A few days later, the copper pot still was put to use for the first time.

 

2012
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.

2012
Barrel No. 1

 

2014
10,000th barrel

2014
October 31st – The first release of Willett Exploratory Cask Finished Whiskey is unveiled.

 

2015
Willett Family Estate Bottled Rye Whiskey, Aged Two Years, is released. This is the first Whiskey to be released that came off the Willett copper pot still.

2016
March 17 – Willett Family Estate Bottled Bourbon Whiskey, Aged Four Years, is released. This is the first Bourbon to be released that came off the Willett copper pot still.

 

2016
The “new” Old Bardstown 90 proof as well as the “new” Old Bardstown Bottled in Bond Bourbon is released. Both Bourbon labels are reproductions of Old Bardstown labels that were in the family’s portfolio when Thompson Willett was President.

2017
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.

 

2017
25,000th barrel

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Rowan’s Creek Kentucky Bourbon Whiske

Rowan’s Creek Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey

Bringing your nose to the glass and your olfactory is treated to caramel and vanilla layered on herbal and floral notes. The mouthfeel starts oily but finishes dry. On the palate you are treated to sweet caramel, vanilla, dusted in floral notes… finishing notes of oak and a lingering spiciness. 50.05%ABV

1936
In the spring of 1936, the family breaks ground on the distillery. Willett Distillery was erected on the family’s farm, three short years after the repeal of prohibition.

1937
March 17th – St. Patrick’s Day – The Willetts put their first barrel into storage in Warehouse A. The photo to the right is Thompson Willett on the distillery grounds.

 

1940’s
In the 1940’s Willett Distillery introduced Old Bardstown Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey. The photo at the left is Thompson Willett inspecting a bottle of Old Bardstown.

1960’s
Thompson Willett developed Johnny Drum Bourbon, exclusively for a wholesaler in California.

 

1960
January 8th – Willett Distillery fills its 100,000th barrel. Pictured at far right is Lambert Willett, Thompson’s father.

1964
In the same year Congress named Bourbon Americas Native Spirit, Thompson Willett and the Willett Distillery received a gold medal for Old Bardstown. Pictured here on September 11th, is Thompson Willett (on right) receiving the medal from Kentucky Governor Edward Thompson Ned Breathitt, Jr. at the Kentucky State Fair.

 

1984
Even and Martha Kulsveen assume the leadership role.

1990’s
Small Batch Boutique Bourbon Collection – Rowan’s Creek, Noah’s Mill, Kentucky Vintage & Pure Kentucky – is released.

 

2003
Even & Martha Kulsveen’s son, Drew Kulsveen, joins the family business.

2005
Even & Martha Kulsveen’s daughter, Britt Kulsveen Chavanne, and her husband, Hunter Chavanne, join the family business.

 

2008
Willett Family Estate Bottled Bourbon is introduced.

2008
Willett Family Estate Bottled Rye is introduced.

 

2008
Willett Pot Still Reserve Bourbon debuts in the signature pot still shaped bottle fashioned using the original still blueprints.

2011
Willett opens a visitor center to welcome guest touring the historic property.

 

2011
Warehouse A is renovated.

2012
Janelle Vincent Kulsveen, Drew’s wife, joins the family Business.

 

2012
After several years of renovations, on January 21st, the family starts up the distillery.

2012
A few days later, the copper pot still was put to use for the first time.

 

2012
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.

2012
Barrel No. 1

 

2014
10,000th barrel

2014
October 31st – The first release of Willett Exploratory Cask Finished Whiskey is unveiled.

 

2015
Willett Family Estate Bottled Rye Whiskey, Aged Two Years, is released. This is the first Whiskey to be released that came off the Willett copper pot still.

2016
March 17 – Willett Family Estate Bottled Bourbon Whiskey, Aged Four Years, is released. This is the first Bourbon to be released that came off the Willett copper pot still.

 

2016
The “new” Old Bardstown 90 proof as well as the “new” Old Bardstown Bottled in Bond Bourbon is released. Both Bourbon labels are reproductions of Old Bardstown labels that were in the family’s portfolio when Thompson Willett was President.

2017
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.

 

2017
25,000th barrel

Additional information

Brands

Willett Distillery

Country

USA

Price

$100 or more

Type

Bourbon Whiskey

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