The Distiller’s Journal

Woodinville Flagship Straight Bourbon Ready to Bottle

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Twice a year we load up into Orlin’s pickup and head east, over the Cascades, to sample the bourbon and rye that have been resting in 53-gallon barrels since 2010. It’s always an adventure and we’re always on the edge of our seat, eager to see (taste) how things have progressed since our last visit. There’s no scientific equipment involved in testing the product; you use your nose and your tongue. It’s either ready or it isn’t, there’s no mistaking it. We’re very happy – we’re beside ourselves, actually – to report that, as of yesterday, it’s ready. In fact, it’s more then ready – it’s fantastic! I’m not embarrassed in the least to say that we loved it – and we think you will too.

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Barrel-Aged Maple Syrup & Honey

Pure, grade-A, dark amber maple syrup, aged in our whiskey and rye barrels? Breakfast never tasted so good.

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2013 Limited Collector’s Edition Bourbon Release Date

We’re excited to announce our 2013 special release date! On Saturday, December 7th, 2013 we will be releasing our “2013 Limited Collector’s Edition Bourbon.” This special release will be the first 5 barrels of whiskey we ever made at Woodinville Whiskey Co. We have 207 bottles of a bourbon that has rye as the flavoring […]

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Woodinville Whiskey Co. – New Video Just Released

For the better part of 2013 we’ve been working on a video that would tell the story of the actual people and places that help make our products — from our farmer, to our coopers, to all of us here at the distillery. Our friend Chris King traveled near and far and did an incredible […]

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Woodinville’s Historic Hollywood Tavern Reborn

We’re excited to finally be able to announce the location of our new home! This fall we’ll be moving to the site of the Hollywood Tavern where we’re teaming with Josh Henderson of Skillet. Here’s the press release with all the details… Pitch horseshoes, sip whiskey, and sup on roast pork at a classic American […]

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Whiskey 101

“You can’t call it bourbon, that can only be made in Kentucky.” If I had a dollar for every… Over the past couple years we’ve had thousands of people visit the distillery for our tours, most of which our braniac tour guide and distiller Mike hosts (he’s a scientist at a biotech by day, whiskey […]

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Mash Bill No. 9 Bourbon Release – May 19th

We’re excited to announce the release of our signature Mash Bill No. 9 Bourbon Whiskey. Our 100% Rye and Mash Bill No. 9 Bourbon will form the core of our Microbarreled Collection of whiskey. We’re changing it up a bit for this release and opening at noon on Saturday, May 19th. We’ll have smoked pulled […]

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The first rye whiskey produced in Washington since Prohibition

We’re excited to announce our inaugural release of the first rye whiskey produced in Washington state since Prohibition! “Sugar, spice, and everything nice” best describes the characteristics of rye whiskey, and our 100% rye mash bill accentuates these characteristics even more. The distillery will open at 7am on April 14th and 2 bottles per person […]

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