Return of the Rye and other 2019 events

A limited quantity of our Rye Whiskey is available in the gift ship. We also have several fun events planned for 2019. We have First Friday music events, yoga continues every Saturday in February and a Low Country Boil on March 9. Learn more at our events page.

We like sharing our story and hope you enjoy reading Fred Minnick’s article in Forbes magazine. Learn more on our The Distillery page

COMMITMENT
TO THE
TRADITION

We have a pioneering spirit here at Wilderness Trail Distillery, just like the settlers who followed the path Daniel Boone blazed into Central Kentucky. In keeping with our location in the birthplace of Kentucky, we like blending old traditions with the science of making Bourbon and other fine spirits.
After years of working with distilleries around the world to provide advice and fermentation products, we launched our premium craft distillery in 2012 with a focus on making the highest quality Bourbon, Rye Whiskey, Vodka and Bourbon Barrel-Aged Rum. Our founders Shane Baker and Pat Heist are fermentation experts with more than 20 years of experience in the production of alcohol and some of the best brands on the market today. Our specialty is making unique spirits from locally-grown grains to ensure quality, and adding a healthy dose of science in the process. Come see what we mean by visiting Wilderness Trail Distillery.

We Love Our Spirits

We’re happy that people are enjoying our Wheated Bottled in Bond, Single Barrel Kentucky Straight Bourbon and Cask Strength Rye Whiskey. On April 27 at A Taste in Danville, our  Small Batch Rye Bourbon joins the lineup. Blüe Heron Vodka and Harvest Rum also continue to be big hits. We want to share more details about our releases, distribution and events. Please sign up as a Family Tree member and we will keep you updated on releases and other Wilderness Trail Distillery events and offers.

 

BASED IN TRADITION
IMPROVED
WITH SCIENCE

“We are not interested in making the most, just the best.”

Wilderness Trail Distillery’s products are handcrafted with precision focusing solely on a unique sweet mash process and producing consistent great tasting award winning spirits.

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