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Archive: February 2017

Distill America 2017!

What did you do this past weekend? Many of you were celebrating Distill America with us. Wow, did we have fun! The festivities started Thursday night over at The Malt House during their $18 Whiskey Sampling, put on by the Madison Malt Society. They poured six unique American whiskeys. Our five-year-old cask strength Patton Road […]

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Join us at Distill America 2017!

We are so very excited right now… Distill America is this Saturday! As we mentioned last week, at this year’s Distill America, we’re introducing everyone to Bellefontaine Reserve, which is our Wisconsin Straight Bourbon finished in ex-VSOP Cognac barrels. Joe has done a fabulous job marrying the flavors into something deliciously unique. This is the […]

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Our First ‘Finished’ Bourbon

Recently, we touched on the subject of barrel finishing. Today, we continue the discussion and look at one particular type of barrel: Cognac Barrels. For many, the idea of Cognac is almost romantic. In your mind’s eye, you’re probably thinking of a gorgeous big snifter and maybe pairing it with a cigar. But, what exactly […]

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Barrel Finishing not finishing.

Our first goal at J. Henry & Sons is to create the best Bourbon possible. That’s why we age every barrel of our farm grown Wisconsin Straight Bourbon a minimum of five years before considering a bottle. A second goal is to help educate the world as to what is involved in the grain-to-glass process […]

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It’s already February, so much happened in January, we can’t wait.

Hard to believe January is already over, but if you have been drinking curious and trying some new eats and restaurants, it’s been a great month. We started the New Year with our friends at the Heritage Tavern in Madison, preparing an outstanding four-course meal paired with drinks by both Wisconsin Brewing Company and J. […]

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