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The Holladay Distillery offers the unique opportunity to explore over 160 years of history and witness Real Missouri Bourbon being made. You’ll peer into the limestone spring first discovered by Lewis and Clark in 1804. You’ll step inside the stillhouse that dates back to the mid-1800s when Ben Holladay first started using limestone water to make bourbon and you’ll walk among the aging barrels that are stacked in our bonded rickhouses. Most importantly, you will see, smell, taste, and touch Real Missouri Bourbon being made using the original recipe from over 160 years ago. This is more than just a distillery tour.

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The Holladay Experience offers the unique opportunity to explore 160 years of history and witness Real Missouri Bourbon being made. You’ll peer into the limestone spring first discovered by Lewis and Clark in 1804. You’ll step inside the stillhouse that dates back to the mid-1800s when Ben Holladay first started using limestone water to make bourbon. You’ll walk among the aging barrels that are stacked in our bonded warehouses and take a peek into the world-class bottling facility where numerous distillery brands get bottled and labeled. Most importantly, you will see, smell, taste, and touch Real Missouri Bourbon being made using the original recipe from 160 years ago. 

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A professional writer for more than two decades, Beth has lived in nearly a dozen states – from Missouri and Virginia to Connecticut and Vermont – and Toronto, Canada. In addition to traveling extensively in the U.S. and the U.K., she has a BA in Journalism from Point Park University (PA), a MA in Holocaust & Genocide Studies from Stockton University (NJ), and a Master of Professional Writing from Chatham University (PA). A writer and editor for Only In Your State since 2016, Beth grew up in and currently lives outside of Pittsburgh and when she’s not writing or hanging out with her bunnies, budgies, and chinchilla, she and her daughter are out chasing waterfalls.

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Last Updated on January 29, 2024 by Leah Hall

Holladay Distillery is the oldest distillery west of the Mississippi River. Located in Weston, Missouri, they use a spring that Lewis and Clark discovered in 1804. History abounds in a simple bourbon tour here.

95% of the world’s bourbon comes from Kentucky, but bourbon can be made anywhere in the US as long as the mash bill is at least 51% corn. Distillers are making bourbon all over now. But, to make great bourbon, you need the correct climate and water having the right minerals. Make sure to check out Corvino Supper Club in Kansas City!

Sign on limestone building at Holladay Distilling

Holladay Distilling fits these criteria and has excellent bourbon!

In this post, we will be talking about a tour we took at Holladay Distilling in 2020 (before the world shut down), and in June 2022, when we went for a special event featuring their new bottled-in-bond Ben Holladay bourbon .

Still with Holladay Distilling sign on outside

The Holladay Distillery is located in historic Weston, Missouri. Originally founded in 1856 by Benjamin Holladay, the distillery is the home of McCormick Distilling Co. Their grounds are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

The tour shows authentic Missouri bourbon being made from same recipe first used by Benjamin Holladay himself. This bourbon is created with water from the same limestone well that Ben discovered, and cooked in a stillhouse that dates to the mid 1800s.

Barrels at Holladay Distilling

It’s an up close and personal tour that ends in a bourbon tasting!

Guests begin the tour at the brick welcome center. This building houses a tasting bar, historic artifacts, as well as a gift shop, (and the bathrooms). Then a bus will transport you down to the part of the property where they are distilling and aging bourbon in the original buildings.

historic whiskey bottles at Hollday Distillery

A short video is shown inside the Ancient Cave, where bourbon barrels were aged when the distillery was first founded. The video walks you through 160 years of history, from the very beginning with Ben Holladay to today’s large scale distilling process.

Ancient Cave sign above door at Holladay Distilling

One of the fun parts of the tour is to be able to look down into the original limestone hand dug well, which is filled from natural limestone springs that run through the property.

Well at Holladay Distillery, people standing around it

The bourbon production facility is a great part of the tour, with guests being encouraged to taste the mash straight from the tanks after 24 hours of fermentation, when it is bubbling! Then, the same mash after 48 hours, when it is sour, as it continues to work its way toward bourbon.

Vessels for cooking mash at Holladay Distilling

From there, guests walk to the bonded rickhouse and see the barrels of bourbon that are aging. The warehouse can hold up to 12,000 barrels of bourbon in 55 gallon new oak barrels that are charred to create the depth and flavor the distillers desire.

Rickhouse at Holladay Ditillery - iron clad building

History of Holladay Distilling

Holladay Distillery was established over 166 years ago, and the property goes back even further. Over fifty years before Ben Holladay acquired the land, Lewis and Clark passed through in 1804. They discovered and charted the limestone springs that run through the property.

Weston was officially established in 1837, earning its name from being the “farthermost town west in trade” during that time.

Truck at Holladay Distillery - barrels on back

Ben Holladay purchased the land in 1849. The site had several acres of land and a stone building that had served as a meatpacking house. Discovering the site’s limestone springs, the idea bourbon was born. As a Kentucky native, Ben knew limestone water was optimal for bourbon production and he and his brother, David, went to work on a distillery.

In 1856, they distilled their first batch of bourbon as Blue Springs Distillery . The barrels were stored in the cave on site that had previously been used for meat curing and preservation, the same one that the video is shown in on the tour.

tv on wall in ancient cave as part of tour at Hollday Distillery

After a year of aging, the first batch of whiskey sold for 35 cents a gallon. Shortly after, Ben transferred ownership of the distillery to his brother, David. The business stayed in the Holladay family through the end of the 1800s, passing from David to his son and son in law to become Barton & Holladay in 1894.

Barrels with Hollday Distillery stamp

Distillery Owner History

The distillery changed hands three more times (George H. Shawhan in 1900, Isadore Singer in 1936, and Cloud L. Cray in 1950) before being acquired by the current ownership group in 1993. The bourbon was made there continuously from 1865 until Prohibition, when they switched to making a barrel aged “medicinal alcohol” before picking back up bourbon after repeal. 

By the mid 1980s, brown spirits weren’t selling well, as Baby Boomers shied away from whiskies for vodka and tequila. The McCormick Company was doing well distributing “premium products at popular prices,”  those spirits that found homes across the country. And then, in 1984, the company shut down the still, and stopped filling new barrels.

McCormick label on still at Holladay Distilling

The doors were locked and everything was left in place for thirty years. The still sat there unused and the warehouses sat empty.

Then, in 2015, the distillery had a 10 million dollar renovation and bourbon distilling began on site again for the first time in 30 years.

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Ben Holladay was known as the “Stagecoach King” for creating the Overland Express stagecoach lines that were sold to Wells Fargo, just one piece of his transportation line that also included steamships, streetcars, and a railroad. His stagecoaches carried provisions and people from Kansas City to Denver and Salt Lake City before the transcontinental railroad was built.

He even owned the Pony Express. Owning everything from silver mines to saloons,  he was the largest individual employer in the U.S. in the 1860s. He built his empire so that it spanned the entire US, and Holladay Distillery is the only part left. While owning the distillery, most whiskey shipped out west was the whiskey Holladay produced.

Ben Holladay Bourbon

In June, we headed to Weston for brunch and a tasting of the new Ben Holladay Bourbon .  The whiskey makers have waited patiently for their small batch, bottled-in-bond bourbon to come of age. It was 6 years for the aging process. When we were there in 2020, we recall them saying they were so excited to have this come out, and we were glad we were there to try it this year!

Ben Holladay bottles lined up on shelves

And on May 20th, 2022, the distillers bottled their first batch and made it available to purchase the following day. And there was an epic line to get it.

The 100 proof Ben Holladay Bourbon is aged in a level three, charred Missouri white oak barrel and is non chill filtered. It’s made using a two grain cooker system, same distillation proofs, and barrel entry proof.

Ben Holladay bottle and whiskey tasting setup

Each batch is pulled monthly from different barrels spread out on different floors of Holladay’s two 7 story rickhouses, and blended by their master distiller.

Whiskey tasting set up

About 79% of the first batch is sourced from barrels aged on the fifth floor of Warehouse C, the largest rickhouse. The other 21% is from barrels aged on the first floor. The location of the bourbon is listed on the label of each bottle, an excellent and fun touch!

Inside of rickhouse at Hollday Distillery, barrels lined up in stacks

Look for the floor a bottle was distilled on, and it will indicate how much oak flavoring to expect. This is because bottles aged on higher floors will have more oak flavor than bottles on lower floors. Holladay Distillery plans to release bottles aged on other floors, too.

Ben Holladay Bourbon is classified as a Real Missouri Bourbon because of a 2019 law. This law states any whiskey labeled as Missouri bourbon must meet the federal standards for bourbon, but also be mashed, fermented, distilled, aged, and bottled in the state. As well as aged in oak barrels manufactured in the state; and made with corn exclusively grown in Missouri.

Ben Holladay branded glasses with bourbon cocktails at Holladay Distilling

With the release of Holladay Distillery ’s first small batch of Ben Holladay Missouri Straight Bourbon Whiskey Bottled-in-Bond, the historic distillery is returning to the legacy it started in 1856. 

They are using the same recipe created 160+ years ago. The company distills their bourbon in a column still with doubler. They also use two separate cookers to heat the corn at a high temperature, and the more delicate grains at a lower temperature. About eight years ago, the board decided it was time to bring back the bourbon that was the flagship spirit for so long.

hand holding whiskey in a tasting glass

Using Holladay’s original recipe and bottled-in-bond, the bourbon was made from start to finish in one distillation season at Holladay Distillery and bottled on-site at 100 proof.

Bottled-In-Bond

Ben Holladay Bourbon is Bottled-in-Bond. This is a designation that signals the highest level of authenticity and adherence to distilling standards. A handcrafted small batch bourbon , produced at an always American owned distillery.

Looking down into limestone spring well at Hollday Distillery

The Holladay Distillery sits on land with limestone springs which provide minerality and promotes fermentation. The limestone also filters out impurities and iron that can affect the color and taste. The midwestern climate with dry and cold winters & hot and humid summers result in variations in temperature that are ideal for aging bourbon. The barrels age in two rickhouses that are not climate controlled, allowing the temperature to vary by as much as thirty degrees between the top and bottom floors.

Men putting fingers into mash at Hollday Distillery

The Master Distiller, Kyle Merklein , has been in charge of the distillery’s bourbon operation and new product development since 2016. He has spent a lot of time comparing the lab work on current barrels to the data found in the company’s old handwritten ledgers and TTB records going back decades.

Ben Holladay Mash Bill

They are using the original mash bill, the same blend of grains that were cooked here for a century. The original mash bill made some very good bourbon! When they reopened the stillhouse in 2015, McCormick’s team called the company that had built the stills, Vendome of Louisville, to inspect and advise. The old stills weren’t usable, so Vendome was asked to build a still to match the old one as closely as they could.

Rickhouse at a distance with shelter at Hollday Distillery

Doing these things the old way is not always easier. This philosophy extends to the unique process the company is using to make its sour mash, which uses two cookers to heat the grains and release their starches, instead of one.

Most distilleries boil their corn, then add in the rest of the grains based on hardiness. One cooker is efficient, but they are not being only efficient at Holladay Distilling. They are focusing on making good bourbon.

Ben Holladay Bourbon is made by cooking the corn at a high temperature in one vessel while cooking the smaller and more delicate grains at a lower temp in the other vessel. They do this to focus on extracting the flavors of the grain.

The proof is definitely in the glass. This bourbon is outstanding and rightly so. Focusing on authenticity is their main focus, and they are doing it so well!

Holladay Distilling Tour

If you are interested in going for a tour, we highly encourage you to! Like we said above, you will see all parts of the operation onsite. Especially seeing the rickhouses – called ironclads because of the oak frame, and corrugated tin shell. Holladay Distilling has 2 of these that are 7 stories tall.

side of ironclad rickhouse building

They apparently almost tore them down because they were fire hazards, we are so glad they didn’t! They are quite the sight to see, as well as smell during the tour – it’s lovely in there!

Barrel stamp at Hollday Distillery

Distilleries don’t build rickhouses like that anymore, even in Kentucky. The buildings just don’t price out given the costs of construction and insurance, plus the manpower needed to move the barrels up and down during the aging process. This building is a still standing artifact, and it’s also the best way to make great bourbon.

Ironclad rickhouse with C on the side

Kentucky is cool and dry in the winter when the distilling is done and the barrels are filled. It’s hot and humid in the summer, and barreled whiskey expands while aging, drawing out the flavor of its vessel. Weston has a similar climate, with lots of desirable temperature changes in between.

Barrels in a row at Hollday Distillery

TOUR HOURS Friday times are noon, 2, and 4 pm Saturday tour times are 11 am, 1, 3 and 5 pm

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Tours start at McCormick Distilling Co. next April.

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McCormick had a $10 million renovation in 2013.

McCormick Distilling Co. was founded in 1856 and still operates in exactly the same spot today.

Hidden among the rolling hills of Weston, Missouri, is one of the country's oldest distilleries. McCormick Distilling Co. was founded in 1856 and still operates in exactly the same spot today. The distillery even stayed open during Prohibition, when it was allowed to operate for “medicinal purposes” only. 

“We’re on the National Register of Historic Places as the oldest continuously operating distillery on its original site,” says Mick Harris, president/managing director of McCormick Distilling.

After a 20-year hiatus and a $10 million renovation in 2013, McCormick has announced plans to reintroduce public tours in Weston beginning in April 2016.

“We are excited to be able to open the grounds up again for public tours,” says Vic Morrison, vice president of marketing.

A tour of this National Historic landmark will walk you through 160 years of distilling history, from the very beginning with founder Ben Holladay (who, as the stagecoach king of the day, helped to expand the Pony Express) to today’s large-scale and state-of-the-art bottling line and distilling process.

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Hidden among the rolling hills of Weston, Missouri, is one of the country's oldest distilleries. 

At first, the distillery only produced beer, but Holladay soon discovered that the spring water near the distillery was ideal for making whiskey.

The public will be able to view the original limestone, hand-dug well, which measures 14 feet wide and 35 feet deep, and is filled from the natural spring that runs through the property.

Guests will also see the original aging warehouses and learn details about the production of McCormick's newest spirit, the Holladay 1856 Bourbon. 

“There is so much interest in locally produced, authentic products, and we’re trying to bring that history back into play,” says Harris. “We have 150 years of distilling history and we’re not using it. 

The Holladay 1856 Bourbon will be McCormick's first bourbon made in this facility. The distillery also produces a premium line of 360 Vodka, Hook’s Spiced Rum, Triple Crown Whiskey, Platte Valley Moonshine and Hussong’s Tequila, as well as a host of popular liqueurs.

Tours will begin April 1 at the McCormick Distillery in Weston. Guests will be able to book tours online at the McCormick website, which is currently being redesigned to include information about the tours. Tours will be offered seven days a week and will cost $10 per person. You must be 21 or older to participate in the tasting portion of the tour.

“Being able to honor the company’s legacy by paying homage to its original founder, Ben Holladay, and what he accomplished, while giving those people who support our brands an opportunity to experience and understand what we do on site daily is important to the entire McCormick family,” says Morrison.

McCormick Distilling Co., 1 McCormick Lane, Weston, Missouri, 816.640.2276,  mccormickdistilling.com .

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ROSS MARTIN/Citizen photo Barrels of Holladay bourbon whiskey have begun the aging process inside a seven-story warehouse at the McCormick Distilling Company’s facilities near Weston, Mo. The Holladay Distillery recently started operations, distilling alcohol on site for the first time in 25 years. Those involved in the production of the first barrel signed the barrel, which can be seen at bottom right.

WESTON, Mo. — For now, tourists can try out the mash, but sampling the reinvented Holladay brand Missouri bourbon will have to wait.

McCormick Distilling Company recently started bourbon production after a 25-year hiatus, and tours of the historic facilities just resumed after a break of 20 years. Tickets can be purchased for $10 apiece with a tour lasting about an hour.

Visitors will learn about founder Benjamin Holladay, the natural springs on site and the distillation process of true Missouri bourbon.

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ROSS MARTIN/Citizen photo Tour guide Jim Stevens describes the process of cooking mash for Holladay Distillery during a tour at the facility Friday, May 13 in Weston, Mo. McCormick Distillery recently restarted distilling on site and giving tours after a 25-year hiatus.

“We haven’t changed any names,” tour guide Jim Stevens said during a recent tour. “It’s the Holladay Distillery, home of McCormick Distilling. … We are going to show you the real process of making real Missouri bourbon on the tour.”

Tours started in early April but were officially launched to the public in early May.

Visitors arrive at the newly opened gift shop and welcome center — the renovated historic Hull home. Samples of other McCormick products are available, although the bourbon cannot be tried just yet (more on that in a bit).

The Holladay Distillery logo and the year 1856 can be seen everywhere, a nod to the founding of the distillery more than 160 years ago. The signage can be found along the tour on the brand new mini-buses used to transport guests onto the site, to the large well that holds the water needed for production to a fancy golf cart used to move those with disabilities as needed.

The tour includes a brief introduction on the history of the distillation site.

Visitors then receive a look at the production process, starting with the cooking of corn, rye and barley. Guests can even sample the mash produced out of a large vat if desired. After distillation, the alcohol is placed in fire-charred 55-gallon barrels produced in Lebanon, Mo. to begin the aging process. This takes at least three years, and with the first barrels produced in March, the wait continues to try the product made from the original award-winning recipe.

The seven-story warehouse, capable of holding 20,000 barrels, can be viewed on the tour.

The current ownership, which has been in place since 1993, recently made the decision to open the facility back up to the public. Previously, tours were stopped due to the dangers associated with high traffic. The grounds have been spruced up with new walkways and landscaping, creating a welcoming environment for visitors.

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ROSS MARTIN/Citizen photo Tour guide Jim Stevens talks in front of a still Holladay Distillery during a tour at the facility Friday, May 13 in Weston, Mo. McCormick Distillery recently restarted distilling alcohol on site and giving tours after a 25-year hiatus.

Those interested in reserving tours are encouraged to purchase tickets online at holladaydistillery.com, although walk-ups can be accommodated if spots are available. Groups of 12 or more should call ahead to make arrangements.

Tours leave every half hour Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and Sundays from noon to 3:30 p.m.

“People have sort of lost the understanding and connection with the distillery, but we want to embrace the community,” Ken Burnette, vice president of sales for McCormick, previously told The Citizen in a previous interview. “We want people to be able to come out and see who we are.”

The current distillation site originally served as a meat packing plant, but since the switch, McCormick has continually operated on the same site for more than 160 years. It’s purported to be the longest continually operational distillery on the same site in the United States.

Currently, McCormick Distilling employs about 160 people.

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McCormick Distilling Co., Inc. is a distilled spirits company located in the United States, doing business in the domestic and certain foreign markets. We comply with federal, state, and foreign laws regarding labor practices wherever we operate.

The California Transparency in Supply Chains Act of 2010 (SB 657) (“Act”) seeks the elimination of slavery and human trafficking from product supply chains and requires that large companies who do business in California disclose their efforts toward the elimination of slavery and human trafficking. The information below relates to our efforts to comply with the Act.

1.) The vast majority of our suppliers are located in North America, principally in the United States, and in the European Union. To the best of our knowledge and belief, no supplier to our company, whether located within or without the United States, has ever been accused of engaging in forced labor or human trafficking.

2.) We reserve the right to audit our suppliers operations to ensure compliance with the Act. Currently, audits are not regularly performed by the company or an independent third party.

3.) Our purchase orders and supplier contracts will now contain an express representation that each supplier will comply fully with all applicable laws prohibiting human trafficking and slavery and that any violation of such laws are cause for immediate termination of our contracts and orders. We will terminate our contract with any supplier found to be in violation with our policy on human trafficking and slavery.

4.) To further our efforts to eradicate human trafficking and slavery from our supply chain, we have now asked suppliers to return a signed statement to us acknowledging that they support the elimination of forced labor and human trafficking.

5.) Our Employee Code of Conduct requires that company personnel try to ensure we work only with reputable suppliers. Employees annually affirm their compliance with our Employee Code of Conduct, but we have no formal training related to the issue.

Our Commitment The United Kingdom Modern Slavery Act 2015 and the California Transparency in Supply Chains Act of 2010 require companies to disclose their efforts to mitigate the risk of modern slavery and human trafficking in their supply chain. Modern slavery and human trafficking are the use of forced, compulsory or trafficked labor or anyone held in slavery or servitude. As a responsible corporate citizen, McCormick Distilling Co., Inc. is committed to actions that will mitigate the risk of modern slavery in our business. In addition, we expect our vendors, suppliers, and contractors to have the same commitment.

Our Controls McCormick Distilling Co., Inc. is committed to implementing and enforcing controls to prevent modern slavery in our business and in our supply chain. We have regular contact with our vendors, suppliers and contractors. Our contracts with vendors, suppliers and contractors require compliance with all applicable laws. If necessary, we will engage with third parties to assist us in evaluating our supply chain. Any concerns relating to noncompliance with this statement are investigated promptly and appropriate actions will be taken based on the findings of the investigation.

Our Training We support our commitment and controls by providing training to our employees. The training is designed to create awareness around the problem of modern slavery and to help employees identify the sign of modern slavery in our supply chain.

Frequently Asked Questions

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Do you offer tours of your facility?

Yes we do! Tours have started up again at the historic Holladay Distillery! Please visit www.holladaydistillery.com or call 816.640.3056 for more information.

Where can I purchase souvenirs?

For souvenirs and tastings, please visit McCormick on Main in historic downtown Weston. Store hours are Tuesday – Sunday: 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM. You can also contact the store directly at 816.640.3149 for more information.

Are any of the McCormick historical decanters available for viewing or for purchase?

For all inquiries about the McCormick decanter series, please contact us at [email protected]

What is the significance of “1969” on the bottom of the Platte Valley Jugs?

This is the mold number used during jug manufacturing prior to the early 1990s.

Is Tequila Rose made with dairy?

Yes. All Tequila Rose products are made with fresh dairy cream and should not be consumed by anyone with a dairy allergy.

What is the shelf life of Tequila Rose?

There is no specified shelf life for Tequila Rose. The freshness of the product is dependent upon storage conditions, and we recommend refrigeration to extend the freshness as long as possible. Tequila Rose Strawberry Cream Liqueur should be smooth when poured and pink in color.

Is McCormick Tequila bottled in the United States or in Mexico?

All tequila bottled at McCormick Distilling Company’s bottling facility in Weston is Mixto Tequila. 51% of the fermented sugar in Mixto Tequila is derived from Agave, while the remaining 49% comes from other sugar sources.

Is Hussong’s Tequila bottled in the United States or in Mexico?

Hussong’s Tequila is made of 100% Agave and is hand-bottled in Mexico in clay jugs that are then cork-sealed.

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    The Holladay 1856 Bourbon will be McCormick's first bourbon made in this facility. The distillery also produces a premium line of 360 Vodka, Hook's Spiced Rum, Triple Crown Whiskey, Platte Valley Moonshine and Hussong's Tequila, as well as a host of popular liqueurs. Tours will begin April 1 at the McCormick Distillery in Weston.

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