Headquartered in the Brooklyn waterfront neighborhood of Red Hook, the Widow Jane Distillery bottles small-batch artisanal bourbons and ryes using non-GMO grains, including a custom-bred corn varietal that president and head distiller Lisa Wicker dubbed Baby Jane. The heirloom bourbon distilled from it won Best Bourbon under Two Years Old at the New York Distilled Spirits Competition and Best in Show at the Great American International Spirits Competition in 2018. But the true secret ingredient in all of the distillery’s products is the “hard-yet-sweet” limestone mineral water used in proofing, sourced in one of . . .
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