Last week, Garrard County Distilling founder Ray Franklin told us he’d be naming a master distiller soon. Today, Lisa Wicker was announced as the distillery’s first master distiller. ————————— ATLANTA (February 13, 2024) – Atlanta-based premium spirits company Staghorn has named award-winning craft whiskey maker Lisa Wicker as the first Master Distiller of its recently opened Garrard County Distilling Co. in Lancaster, Kentucky. The former Widow Jane Distillery leader will oversee whiskey making at the largest all-new independent distillery in the commonwealth, capable of producing 8.5 million proof gallons or 150,000 barrels of whiskey a year. The distillery began operations in January.

Posted by Mark at 2024-02-13 18:35:46 UTC