Press

Reviews

Four Kings Blended Whiskey Review – The Whiskey Reviewer (April 2017)
Journeyman Silver Cross Whiskey Review – The Whiskey Wash (December 2015)
Journeyman Featherbone Bourbon Review – The Whiskey Wash (December 2015)
Journeyman Three Oaks Single Malt Review – The Whiskey Wash (August 2015)
Journeyman Featherbone Bourbon Review – The Whiskey Wash (August 2015)
Journeyman W.R. Whiskey Review – The Whiskey Reviewer (November 2013)
Journeyman Buggy Whip Wheat Whiskey Review – The Whiskey Reviewer (September 2013)

Press Clips

2017

Journeyman Distillery – New Buffalo Explored (2017)
The Flat at Journeyman Distillery – New Buffalo Explored (2017)
Staymaker Restaurant at Journeyman Distillery – New Buffalo Explored (2017)
Best Gin: The Largest Tasting of Gin in the World – The Fifty Best (June 2017)
What to expect at Theater on the Lake – Crain’s Chicago Business (June 2017)
The ‘Average’ Chicago Wedding Is Supposedly $60,000. That’s Insane. – Chicagoist (May 2017)
We’re visiting Holland and Muskegon next on our tour of Michigan Craft Distilleries – MLive (May 2017)
Michigan’s Best explores Southwest Michigan craft distilleries today – MLive (May 2017)
In High Spirits: Local distillers explain how to enjoy their best libations – REVUE (May 2017)
Journeyman Distillery to host biggest artisan fair yet – NWI Times (April 2017)
5 Drive Worthy Destinations for Your Next Spring Fling – InsideHook (March 2017)
Three Oaks Sesquicentennial Celebration to kick off with Jan. 21 party – Harbor Country News (January 2017)

2016

Mixing Glass: Lavender Gimlet – Great Lakes By Designs (2016)
Rich Profile – Great Lakes By Designs (2016)
Food Journeyman Distillery’s newest cocktail with Staymaker restaurant – South Bend Tribune (November 2016)
Distillers’ Choice: Booze purveyors talk about their favorite spirits and cocktails – REVUE (October 2016)
Journeyman Distillery founder took took circuitous route to Three Oaks – Herald Palladium (September 2016)
Journeyman Distillery named to USA Today’s list of top craft vodka and rum distilleries – Flavor 574 (September 2016)
10 Best Craft Rum Distilleries – USA Today (September 2016)
10 Best Craft Vodka Distilleries – USA Today (September 2016)
Journeyman Distillery Tour and Tasting Review – Craft at its Finest – Splash Magazine, Chicago (August 2016)
Eat and drink your way through 10 wildly underrated Midwest road trips – RedEye, Chicago (August 2016)
2016 Readers Choice Award Best Local Distillery – South Bend Tribune (August 2016)
Loving lavender in homemade ice cream or a gimlet – Flavor 574 (August 2016)
An Industrial Style Shoot At Journeyman Distillery – Wedding Day (May 2016)
PGA Championship Program (May 2016)
Your Ultimate Guide To The 2016 Pastoral Artisan Producer Festival – Chicagoist (April 2016)
Cheers! Sazerac with a Michigan wry(e) twist – Michigan Radio (April 2016)
Toast of the Town: 18 of the Best Rye Whiskey Brands – The COOLEST (March 2016)
New American Whiskeys For 2016 – The Whiskey Reviewer (February 2016)
10 Great Bourbons Distilled Outside of Kentucky – The Men’s Journal (January 2016)

2015 and Older

4 Local Spirit Makers Distill What’s New In Their Businesses – Second Wave, South West Michigan (November 2015)
Journeyman Distillery blazes ahead with big expansion – NWI Times (November 2015)
Spirits Rising: Craft distilleries emerging in West Michigan – REVUE (November 2015)
Staymaker opens in Three Oaks – Flavor 574 (October 2015)
7 Michigan Distilleries to Lift Your Spirits – A Healthier Michigan (October 2015)
18 Great Bottles of Bourbon Made Outside Kentucky – EATER (August 2015)
August Beer And Booze News – REVUE (August 2015)
Whiskey Age: It Is Just A Number Folks – The Whiskey Wash (July 2015)
10 Distilleries You Can’t Miss – Mixer Direct (July 2015)
Journeyman Three Oaks Single Malt Whiskey Aims To Amaze – The Whiskey Wash (June 2015)
Journeyman Distillery one of four craft distilleries collaborating on special blend – Flavor 574 (June 2015)
Is distilled liquor the next craft beer in Kalamazoo? – MLive (May 2015)
2015 Spring Trends in Drinking: More flavors, ingredients and methodology than ever! – NWI Times (April 2015)
Berries to barrels, when Journeyman says local, it means local – Chicago Tribune (April 2015)
The 8 Best Drinking Pilgrimages Near Chicago – Thrillist (April 2015)
5 American Craft Whiskey Makers Worth Keeping An Eye On – The Whiskey Wash (March 2015)
Distilleries want to be the next big thing in Southwest Michigan – Second Wave, South West Michigan (March 2015)
West Michigan Whiskey 101 – REVUE (March 2015)
Journeyman Distillery sets release date for Federalist 12 Whiskey – Michigan City News Dispatch (January 2015)
The 12 Best Distilleries In And Around Chicago – Chicagoist (January 2015)
10 Best Bourbons Not From Kentucky – Gear Patrol (November 2014)
Cider Of The Month: Old Country Goodness – Chicagoist (November 2014)
Industry Chat: Bill Welter of Journeyman Distillery – The Hop Review (November 2014)
Martini Madness: People for the Ethical Treatment of Vodka – Daily Beast (July 2014)
Behind the Bar: The Silver Sour with Journeyman Distillery – Flavor 574 (July 2014)
Bourbon Is Back – Hour Detroit (May 2014)
The 9 Best Weekend Getaways From Chicago – Chicagoist (April 2014)
Four Kings Collaboration Whiskey – Whiskey Advocate (April 2014)
Savor the Flavors of West Michigan’s Distilleries – REVUE (March 2014)
Let craft distilleries end your dependence on foreign alcohol – NWI Times (November 2012)
One Sip: Journeyman Distillery’s Featherbone Bourbon – Chicago Reader (October 2012)
20 UNDER 40: Bill Welter – NWI Times (September 2012)
Bill Welter owner/operator, Journeyman craft distillery, Q&A with Bob Benenson – Diary of a Hop Head (September 2012)
Journeyman Distillery mixes it up in Three Oaks – NWI Times (November 2011)
Behind the Scenes at Journeyman Distillery, Three Oaks, Michigan – Serious Eats (November 2011)