Penelope Bourbon was crafted and created in a classic American tradition – to celebrate an impending birth of a child. In 2018, founder Mike Paladini and his wife, Kerry, found out they were expecting a baby girl, Penelope.  To commemorate this occasion, Mike quickly realized he wanted to create a spirit that embodied the daily joy of celebrating life’s pleasures – big and small. 

Teaming up with his close childhood friend and neighbor, Danny Polise, they set out to discover and produce a Straight Bourbon Whiskey everyone could appreciate and enjoy. A company was born.

Today, Penelope Bourbon is sold in over 26 states nationwide and 4 countries. They were recently acquired by MGP. 


After full maturation in charred new American oak barrels, they finish Penelope Bourbon in a new, freshly toasted barrel. Each batch is a unique blend of their signature three bourbon mash bills and all have different custom chars & toasts – making each bottle unique and different. This is a 4-Grain Whiskey including Corn, Rye, Wheat and Malted Barley.

This Batch 22-02, has a 1 char and a heavy toast.

  • Bottle Size750
  • DistilleryPenelope
  • StyleBourbon Whiskey
  • RegionEast Coast
  • Age4
  • ABV56%
  • Country of OriginUnited States
  • Cask StrengthYes
  • Cask TypeToasted
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