About Michter’s

Founder: John Shenk
Year Founded: 1753
Distillery Location: Louisville, Ky.

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Master Distiller / Blender: Willie Pratt

Michter’s Essential Facts

  • According to lore, George Washington gave his troops Michter’s whiskey during the Revolutionary War.
  • Michter’s is currently building a distillery and visitor’s center in downtown Louisville.

How you should drink Michter’s

  • Straight
  • On the rocks
  • With a bit of water
  • With ginger ale
  • In cocktails (Another Fine Mes)

Types of Michter’s Available

  • Michter’s Sour Mash Whiskey
  • Michter’s US*1 Unblended American Whiskey
  • Michter’s US*1 Single Barrel Rye
  • Michter’s 10-Year-Old Single Barrel Rye
  • Michter’s 25-Year-Old Single Barrel Rye
  • Michter’s US*1 Small Batch Bourbon
  • Michter’s 10-Year-Old Single Barrel Bourbon
  • Michter’s 25-Year-Old Single Barrel Bourbon

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  1. My go-to for mixed drinks. Reasonably priced and delicious!

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