Journeyman Whiskey Buggy Whip Wheat Whiskey

Jim Murray gave this incredible whiskey earned 94.5 pts “Sensational!” in his 2018 Whiskey Bible.
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The Featherbone Factory — built by E.K. Warren in the 19th century to manufacture women's corsets — sits on the banks of Lake Michigan just across the Indiana border in Three Oaks, Michigan. As the factory changed hands in the twentieth century, it became a production site for everything from buggy whips to pickles. Today, it's home to Journeyman Distillery and Bill Welter, Journeyman's master distiller.

Welter, who was formerly a banker in Indiana, began his Journey when his family business was sold in 2006. He moved to Scotland, where he began to learn the art of craft distillation from Greg Ramsay (master distiller at Nant Distillery) and Bill Lark (master distiller at Lark Distillery). After returning to the United States, Welter spent time producing and resting whiskey using a prominent organic & kosher distiller’s facility in Chicago before opening the doors of his own distillery in Three Oaks with the intention to offer grain-to-glass spirits from day one/drop one.

Fondly known as “The Whip,” Buggy Whip Wheat Whiskey is named after one of the products produced at the historic Featherbone Factory back in the late 1800's. This single-grain whiskey showcases the high quality and terroir of the organic Michigan wheat used to produce it.  The 100% wheat provides a soft sweetness and smoothness reminiscent of an Irish whiskey on the palate. Jim Murray gave this incredible whiskey earned 94.5 pts “Sensational!” in his 2018 Whiskey Bible.

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Proof 90 (45% ABV)
Distiller/Bottler Name Journeyman Distillery
Size 750mL
Light bodied, summer, soft, approachable, Sweet, balanced, woody but well rounded, subtle vanilla, orange, caramel notes – silky and easy drinking.
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