Known as the “King of the Bootleggers:” George Remus was a Cincinnati lawyer who created one of the most successful bootlegging operations of the Prohibition era (1920 - 1933). The original Jay Gatsby: Remus owned many of America's most famous distilleries, and became a multi- millionaire before losing it all. He is said to have inspired the notorious character of Jay Gatsby from The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald. His parties were legendary: on one occasion, Remus presented all the men with diam ond stick pins, and their wives with new cars
George Remus is made at an historic 170 year old distillery in Lawrenceburg , Indiana. There are two types of George Remus Bourbon: - George Remus Straight Bourbon Whiskey was released in June 2017. Remus Repeal Reserve is released in very limited quantities November each year. The anniversary of Prohibition Repeal Day. The style is high-rye, and relies on George Remus' expertise in ageing and blending whiskies. George Remus take pride in making whiskies that are greater than the sum of their parts!