J.Henry and Sons


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Jan 3 2018

Chocolate Covered Cherry Day

| National Holiday

If you like chocolate covered cherries today is your day and think how much better they can be with Bourbon! #RewardYourself with a glass of J. Henry & Sons Wisconsin Small Batch, Five year aged bourbon! Splurge and get REAL chocolate, maybe dark chocolate and real cherries and you are ready to #RewardYourself! Cheers!

Jan 2 2018

National Buffet Day!

| National Holiday

Baby its cold outside and its National Buffet Day! What better way to mark this day than with a Bourbon Buffet? Three delightful expressions of Small Batch aged five years and proofed to 92, Small Batch aged five years, slow reduced to 103 proof and finished in a Cognac barrel and Single Barrel Cask Strength. We will release our first Seven Year Aged Bourbon in February so soon you will four expressions to choose from. All four grain mash bill with a majority of heirloom, red corn raised on our farm, all aged a minimum in new, charred and toasted oak and all crafted at our farm in Dane, WI for you. Please come see us in our tasting room and sample this Bourbon Buffet! Schedule a Tour Today!  

J. Henry In the News

05/26/16 Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation -- Farm Bureau Members Age Bourbon the Wisconsin Way

Earlier this year, Dane County Farm Bureau members Joe and Liz Henry introduced their award-winning, Wisconsin-made bourbon to the craft distillery industry. Already established in the seed corn business, their dream of adding a value-added product to the marketplace and agritourism opportunity comes true. Read Full Article >>

02/03/16 The Whiskey Wash -- J. Henry & Sons Bourbon from Wisconsin a True Farm Whiskey.

The farm distillery. It is a romantic notion some whiskey drinkers are entranced by – this idea that the grains come from the fields right next to the barn where the whiskey is made and then aged onsite before being bottled for sale. Read Full Article >>

10/13/16 The Waunakee Tribune -- Tribune Profile: Joe Henry: From his Farm Comes Bourbon.

Joe Henry’s roots run deep into the soil of the family farm his father bought in 1946. He tried to move on, but the pull was too strong. Today he continues his father’s work and has added a whole new dimension. Read Full Article >>

11/02/15 The Badger Herald -- Baldwin, Johnson cosponsor legislation, encourage continued growth of craft beverage industry.

Democrats and Republicans stand on the same side of the aisle when it comes to scaling back taxes for small breweries. Read Full Article >>

07/27/15 Liz Henry from J. Henry and Sons visits News 3

to talk about what is expected at the Top Shelf Summer Taste at Nau-Ti-Gal on July 27th. j henry sons summer taste

07/22/15 WMTV 15 Morning News Interview

05/21/15 DeForest Times-Tribune -- Vienna Couple Rolls out the Bourbon Barrels

For nearly 70 years, members of the Henry family have tirelessly worked the earth to produce seed corn and other bounty. But today a portion of the grain grown at the picturesque Town of Vienna farm is being used to produce award-winning handcraft bourbon. Read Full Article >>

04/01/15 J. Henry and Sons Takes Gold!

J Henry & Sons wins Gold Metal for Bourbon aged Five years or more at the 2015 American Distiller Institute. Read Full Article >>

03/22/15 The Capital Times -- Farmer Joe Henry makes Wisconsin Bourbon from Grain to Bottle

Joe Henry has been part of a Dane County farming family since 1946, growing seed corn and soybeans as well as corn, rye and wheat. But it wasn’t until he and his wife and business partner, Liz Henry, took a drive around Kentucky’s bourbon country that it struck him: why not turn some of that Wisconsin red corn into whiskey? Read Full Article >>

03/02/15 Isthmus -- Discovering the cutting edge of cocktails at the seventh annual Distill America

Distill America helps underscore what a burgeoning sector craft distilling is, in the country generally, but also in Wisconsin and Illinois. Well-established, well-regarded national craft companies like St. George Spirits and Ransom Wines & Spirits are represented, but so are local, newborn family operations like J. Henry & Sons from Dane, Wis. The family makes bourbon from their own red corn, a varietal developed by the University of Wisconsin in 1939. Read Full Article >>

02/09/15 Blaska's Bring It! -- Make my Whiskey Local

Farmers, it is said, are the only entrepreneurs who buy at retail and sell at wholesale. But that’s only if you’re selling commodities. Raw milk is a commodity; processing it into an artisanal cheese adds value. That’s what Joe and Liz Henry have done since day one on their farm in the Town of Vienna, 20 miles north of Madison. They have continued the seed corn business started by his father, Jerry Henry, in 1946. Now they’re adding even more value with the release of their first craft whiskey: J. Henry & Sons Wisconsin straight bourbon. Read Full Article >>

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