Founded in 1879 by C.M. Dedman on the banks of the Kentucky River, Kentucky Owl, The Wise Man’s Bourbon, has a long and storied history that was interrupted by Prohibition. In 1916, nearly 250,000 gallons of Kentucky Owl were seized by the government and later disappeared in a mysterious warehouse fire. Every drop of this legendary bourbon was gone … until now. One hundred years later, C.M. Dedman’s greatgreat-grandson, Master Blender Dixon Dedman, has resurrected the family bourbon in a series of hand-selected, artfully blended, ultra premium bourbons and now a rye whiskey. Dixon has applied the same impossibly high standards to handcraft the brand’s first extension, 11 Year Old Kentucky Straight Rye.