Great industry tour and tasting today at @michterswhiskey Distillery! Thank you for the great hospitality and in-depth experience @michtersmasterofmaturation ! Enjoy all of the @michterswhiskey expressions at the @haymarketwhiskeybar !
@bourbon_society meeting at the @thehenryclay502 @michterswhiskey tastimg with Special Guests Pam Heilmann, Master Distiller and Andrea Wilson, Executive Vice President of the Michter's Distillery
Pam is Michter's Master Distiller and Executive Vice President - Production. Upon assuming this position at Michter's, Pam became the first woman since Prohibition to serve as Master Distiller at a Kentucky Distillers Association distillery. Prior to joining Michter's, Pam spent nearly fifteen years at Beam Global, Inc. and is regarded as one of America's most talented distillers. At Beam, she oversaw all aspects of whiskey production as Distillery Manager at the Booker Noe Distillery, at that time the world's largest bourbon distillery, in Boston, Kentucky. During her years at Beam, Pam worked directly with former Master Distiller Jerry Dalton.
Andrea is Michter’s Master of Maturation as well as its Executive Vice President - General Manager. As Michter’s Master of Maturation supporting Master Distiller Pamela Heilmann, Andrea manages barrel specifications, barrel procurement, heat cycling and temperature monitoring during aging, tracking maturation of barrels, whiskey filtration in preparation for bottling, and innovation to continue to improve the aging process. Andrea is admired for her accomplishments in the whiskey industry and has been involved in all aspects of making Michter’s whiskeys.