Whose house? The infamous General Joseph Hooker's to be exact; a Civil War veteran, Sonoma resident, ladies' man and whiskey aficionado. His debaucherous legacy matched the bold and spicy character of this barrel-aged rye and thus inspired the name. Robust aromas of brown sugar, blackberries, and vanilla with flavors of red fruit, juicy zinfandel and rye bread that's bottled at the optimum General's strength of 100 proof.
Whose house? The infamous General Joseph Hooker's to be exact; a Civil War veteran, Sonoma resident, lady's man and whiskey aficionado. Although his military practice was often questioned, his love of whiskey and women were not. The general was known to kept the morale of his troops happy and in good spirits by allowing a lot of freedom, including a posse of ladies that would follow his troops around. The legendary General liked to carry on so much with women and whiskey that he popularized the word “Hooker” to its common use. The General’s home, Hooker House, located off the historic plaza in Sonoma is now a museum celebrating his spirited life and the inspiration behind this barrel-aged Kentucky distilled bourbon