Widow Jane Whiskey

Kentucky bourbon from a Brooklyn distillery

In addressing the challenge of producing a Kentucky bourbon whiskey in Brooklyn’s Red Hook neighborhood, Cacao Prieto distillery looked to the Widow Jane Mine in Rosendale, NY. Heavy in minerals and naturally filtered through limestone, the water makes an uncanny pair with the aged spirit. The mine also provided a bit of legacy for the fledgling distillery, as it is notable for supplying stone in …