BUTCHER'S CUT BOURBON LAUNCHES STATEWIDE SEPTEMBER
WHICH MEANS IT'S TIME FOR A PARTY..... A BOURBON PARTY

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Come enjoy America's best young bourbon straight from the source at the Whiskey Factory, September 2 at 7 PM. We're roasting a pig, we're serving up tons of bourbon cocktails and going late with the crew from Textures.and NYC deep house legend Anthony Parasole. 

BUTCHER'S CUT BOURBON OFFICIAL LAUNCH PARTY | SEPTEMBER 2 AT 7PM | THE WHISKEY FACTORY AT 1000 MAPLE, DETROIT

THE BUTCHER BEHIND THE BOURBON

BY MASTER DISTILLER, JOHN PAUL JEROME

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The butcher behind Butcher's Cut Bourbon is John "Yogi" Jerome, my grandfather. He lost his finger making a whiskey barrel. He traded his motorcycle to bootleggers for a rifle. And after World War II, he began his career as a butcher in Detroit’s Eastern Market next to the slaughterhouse that I transformed into our distillery. To honor his life and legacy, I created Butcher’s Cut Bourbon using the finest cuts of corn, rye and roasted barley that I double barrel aged with hand-smoked Michigan northern oak. The result is a bourbon that is timeless and true with exceptional character, just like the man that inspired it. 

At Detroit City Distillery we make spirits that have a story.... a true story. When we say that Butcher's is "a timeless spirit from a storied past." it's our way of sharing our history with you. It's our sincere hope that you'll create many memories of your own over a glass of bourbon, and that is something that we can share forever. 

Cheers. - John Paul Jerome

BUTCHER'S DRINKING BOURBON

Detroit City Distillery calls Eastern Market home. Started in the 1850’s, Eastern Market is the largest, oldest public farmer’s market in America. It’s a place where butchers were bootleggers and farmers are family. 

Over a century later, butchers still rule the market and little has changed. The fine art of butchery has been passed down through the generations and continues to this day. We're thankful for the men that put meat on our table and give the Market its character.

Our good friend Jenna Belevender documented the butchers that inspired our bourbon. Enjoy the finest cuts. More at jennabelevenderphotography.com