i2.wp_.comthewhiskeywash.comwp-contentuploads201511old-pogue-6f653f57c54139399c05255bbca1e36f4f92ea56-aff7391a04ef69d5cd1f9f5e6a59d5e14c7cae62Old Pogue Distillery is located in Maysville, Kentucky, on the easternmost edge of what could be considered prime bourbon country real estate.  Kentucky’s thick limestone shelf doesn’t extend much farther eastward from that point, and the limestone filtered water has always been a crucial component of Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey.  It’s quite a trek to get there- about 3 hours from Louisville- making it an outlier on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail Craft Tour.

Old Pogue (image courtesy of Maggie Kimberl/copyright The Whiskey Wash)

The Pogue family began distilling whiskey in Maysville in 1876 at the H.E.Pogue distillery just a…

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