David Nicholson 1843
Normally not seen outside the American Mid-West, this potent brew has been aged for 7 years before release and has a woody, smoky tone on the palate.
1843: David Nicholson, a St. Louis grocer, begins making and selling whiskey in his general store.
1893: Julian “Pappy” Van Winkle joins WL Weller and becomes involved with the David Nicholson 1843 brand. He startsdistilling and bottling the original “43” recipe at A. Ph. Stitzel Distillery for St. Louis. Wholesaler is the Peter HauptmannCompany.
2000: Luxco purchases the David Nicholson 1843 brand from the Van Winkle family.
2015: David Nicholson 1843 wins Double Gold at San Francisco World Spirits competition and introduces new packaging.