The Stitzel-Weller Distillery opened up on Derby Day in May 1935 in Shively, Kentucky. The distillery was a result of a merger between W.L. Weller & Sons and A. Ph. Stitzel Distillery. W.L. Weller & Sons was first started as W.L. Weller & Brothers by William Larue Weller and his brother Charles Weller. William Larue … Continue reading History of Stitzel-Weller Distillery
On January 16, 1919 the Constitution of the United States of America was amended for the eighteenth time, this time turning the country upside down and in a frenzy by banning the sale of intoxicating liquors. Years of the Temperance Movement, pressure from the Anti-Saloon League and political pressure finally had caught up to distilleries. … Continue reading What Distilleries Were Allowed to Produce During Prohibition?