"Evan Williams is a smooth, easy-to-drink Bourbon named after Evan Williams who, in 1783, opened Kentucky's first commercial distillery along the banks of the Ohio River. Many years and barrels later, we're still producing Bourbon with the same time-honored methods that Evan Williams did years ago.
Today, Evan Williams is the second largest selling Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey in the US and the world, distilled just a few blocks from the site where Evan himself built his distillery.
Evan Williams Black is 86 proof and aged far longer than we are required to by law. That proof and age leads to a Bourbon that we are proud of, made our way, and that is always rich, smooth, and full of character."
As America's second-largest selling Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, Evan Williams honors the man recognized as Kentucky's First Distiller, who set up his stills in 1783 on the banks of the Ohio River in Louisville.