Tag: Stitzel-Weller

The story of a homeless master distiller

The story of a homeless master distiller

When people speak of Stitzel-Weller, they affectionately recall its founder, Pappy Van Winkle, and the mouth-watering wheated bourbons distilled there. But often forgotten are the master distillers who made the stuff. Pappy did not make whiskey. One in particular has a story so improbable that […]

Distillery Strikes: It Happens

Distillery Strikes: It Happens

Jim Beam workers voted to go on strike yesterday. The strike begins Friday at midnight if Beam Suntory and the Union Food and Commercial Workers Local 111D do not reach an agreement. It’s not the first time a major distillery’s workforce has made this decision. Here […]