Rowan’s Creek is one of several offerings in the Willett Distilling Company’s (Kentucky Bourbon Distillers’) lineup of Small Batch Boutique Bourbons. It’s named for, well, Rowan’s Creek, the watercourse which runs through the distillery grounds. The creek was in turn was named for John Rowan, a 19th century Kentucky statesman and politician whose family lived in Bardstown. The home sung about in “My Old Kentucky Home” was John Rowan’s. This is a bourbon which is Kentucky through and through.