In 1889 the distillery was reopened by his son Con Moore. But he had to sell the distillery in 1944 and so the distillery was renamed to the Barton distillery. In 2008 the now fully grown company Barton Brands chose to rename the to its former name Tom Moore distillery.was founded by Tom Moore under his name. It was closed down due to prohibition in 1920. Later after the 21st Amendment in Dec. 1933 the
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The Barton distillery only has two major Bourbons and many other smaller brands that are associated with the distillery. The first is the 1792 Ridgemont Reserve, which is their premium . The other is the 'very old Barton', it is a typical 4-6 year old .
The distillery is a bit more traditional in their production of the process steam. They still fire their boiler with coal. Due to new regulations they had to install some new filters on top of their chimney and this tradition will certainly become more expensive over the years.is in some ways special for a normal . First of all the
Another speciality are the outside fermenter stand right behind the . These large stainless steel tanks are not inside a house and therefore exposed to the heat and cold of the seasons.. Some of the
The water that gives you the typical Bourbon .is supplied from the Tom Moore Spring right on the company property. It supplies the low iron limestone
Barton uses distillery has a few stills in their still-room. Some of them are insulated and some are pain metal on the outside. All of the stills are quite tall so the alcohol has a lot of room to separate into a fine raw Whiskey.. The
Barton uses only mash. Before the grain is crushed in a hammer-mill before it is processed in the mash tub. Before the some of the residue of the still is added to the mash to provide a lower (better) pH-value for the . This residue is sour, so the Americans call it the process., and malted for their
The Barton distillery stores its Whiskey in normal unheated rick-houses. The are seven stories high with three ricks on every level. This is very tall for warehouses and the difference of the from the top to the bottom is significant. Each of their warehouses hold about 19,000 . Following the rules of Kentucky Straight Bourbon, Barton only uses fresh barrels.
In 1889 the distillery was founded by Tom Moore under his name. It was closed down due to prohibition in 1920. Later after the 21st Amendment in Dec. 1933 the distillery was reopened by his son Con Moore. But he had to sell the in 1944 and so the distillery was renamed to the Barton distillery. In 2008 the now fully grown company Barton Brands chose to rename the distillery to its former name Tom Moore distillery.
In 2009 the Sazerac Company purchased the distillery. In June 2018, part of the American distillery's warehouse collapsed, destroying most of the approximately 18,000 barrels stored there. Just two weeks later, the rest of the warehouse also collapsed, leaving only a few of the remaining barrels saved. No people were injured, but the leaking Whiskey got into adjacent waters and caused the death of about 800 fish. The distillery took this serious accident as an opportunity to completely redesign its storage concept. Three new were built, which were completed in 2021 and now offer 25% more capacity.and changed the name back to Barton
The Barton distillery opened to the public in 2012 and offers the visitors a small tour around the and into one warehouse. The tours are still free of charge and you even get to taste two of their products.
There is a picnic area at the campus with the worlds largest barrel on it.