A History Of Mail Order Whiskey

Kentucky recently passed a regulation allowing distillers to ship bottles directly to customers from the distillery. There had to be a change in state law in order to allow this to happen. There is no Federal regulation to prevent the shipping of alcohol in the mail. Such regulations are all coming from individual state governments. …

Happy Holidays, from Jeptha Creed

Somehow, it’s already December. As the days get colder and shorter, we’re looking for ways to feel festive and warm. Naturally, many of our traditions involve good food, family, and great drinks. In the years since Jeptha Creed began, we’ve been developing and collecting food and drink recipes. We’re all about making old favorites new …

Jeptha Creed, Est 2016

Jeptha Creed Distillery started as a dream: Bruce and Joyce Nethery dreamed of starting a business that they could hand down to their children Autumn and Hunter. Bruce was a farmer, Joyce was a chemical engineer, and the family farm sits right in the middle of bourbon country. A distillery seemed meant to be. We …

Distinctively Sweet: Why We Use Bloody Butcher Corn

There are a lot of things about Jeptha Creed that make us stand out. We’re family-owned, majority women-owned, and dedicated to ground-to-glass distillation practices. “Ground-to-glass” means that we grow or locally source every ingredient used in our spirits, including growing our own corn. This is unusual in the distillation industry in general, but even more …

SUMMER 2020

The Kentucky heat will linger for a while yet, but summer is drawing to a close. To get the most out of the season, we’re spending as much time as possible enjoying our patio and appreciating the peace that our farm offers. The patio is the best spot to enjoy a cocktail around here, and …

How Beekeeping Inspired Our Honey Flavored Vodka

Newest part-owner of Jeptha Creed, Hunter Nethery, has been keeping bees since childhood when he was given extra hives by a friend. Hunter now keeps the bees at Jeptha Creed, the honey from which we use in our Honey-Flavored Vodka. Jeptha currently has about eight hives in total, which altogether produce about 2-4 gallons of …

Welcome Back!

We look forward to welcoming guests back to our limited capacity opening on July 2nd! Here’s a little rundown on what’s changed… It is our utmost priority to protect our guests and employees so we request everyone wear a mask and follow the CDC’s precautions to help combat COVID-19. A list of these reminders can …

Happy Father’s Day, Bruce!

Jeptha Creed has always been a family business. In March, Master Distiller Joyce and Director of Sales and Marketing discussed the challenges and rewards of being a mother-daughter team and a majority women-owned business (link). This month, in honor of Father’s Day, Autumn and Hunter Nethery talk about their dad, Bruce.   When Autumn is …

Why Kentucky Makes the Best Bourbon in the World

Our home state of Kentucky is known for a few things: rolling bluegrass hills, fried chicken, thoroughbred horses, and perhaps most importantly, bourbon. Kentucky is the bourbon capital of the world and 95% of the world’s bourbon is aged here.   Why Kentucky? The key to great Kentucky bourbon is Kentucky weather. Kentucky temperatures can …

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