Johnny Drum Private Stock Bourbon 101 Proof 750 ML Hard to find!Handmade in the heart of Bluegrass, Kentucky's famous Bourbon country. Johnny Drum contains only the finest natural ingredients and is aged to the peak of maturity, yielding a bouquet of character and taste found only in this Bourbon. The character and flavor of this superb sour mash whiskey never varies. The method of production has remained unchanged through five generations of the same family of master distillers. Johnny Drum is produced in limited quantities to insure the finest quality possible in our old family tradition.Johnny Drum Distilling Company in Bardstown, Nelson County, Kentucky. Johnny Drum Distilling is made by the Kentucky Bourbon Distillers, who are also responsible for such great whiskeys as Rowans Creek, Noahs Mill, and Old Bardstown. The KBD (Kentucky Bourbon Distillers) go by another quite famous name Willett, makers of some of the best whiskey on the market.Boys under the age of 18 that wanted to join the service during the American Civil War often were able to do so as drummers or messengers. This whiskey is named as homage of their service.THE YEAR WAS 1861 “ Confederate forces began firing on Fort Sumter in Charleston Harbor on April 12, recognized as the official date the Civil War began. Boys as young as eight years old were attempting to sign up to fight for the noble cause, but individuals under the age of 18 couldnt join the army, unless they wanted to be a drummer or bugler.Its been said that almost every town and state had many of these fine, brave young men, and, truth be told, it has been well-documented that many a campaign may have failed had it not been for these young native drummer soldiers establishing communications and keeping some semblance of order among various units in the field.Like so many other young men during this time, Johnny Drum attempted to join a regiment in his home state, but was turned down because of his age. Eventually, Johnny ran away from home and found a regiment to take him in and allow him to serve as a drummer boy.Upon completion of his duty and the end of the Civil War, legend has it that Johnny returned home to settle down amongst the rolling bluegrass knobs of his native Kentucky, where he staked his claim among a beautiful spring. Like so many other pioneer farmers that had been granted corn writs in the Kentucky Territory, Johnny soon learned the importance of finding a way to convert his excess corn crop into something profitable, rather than allowing it to go to waste. Johnny had a penchant for giving his all, regardless of cost, and it wasnt long before Johnnys determination produced an exceptional bourbon whiskey that earned him a reputation for making the finest sippin whiskey in all of the Territory.To this day we celebrate the passion of Johnny Drum and invite you to try this time honored recipe for what is still the finest sippin whiskey in all of the Territory.