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At noon on Wednesday, November 27, you will finally have a chance to taste what has been brewing in Bigfork for nearly three years.

Whistling Andy Distillery is releasing its first single barrel of Straight Bourbon Whiskey.

Since they opened back on New Years Eve 2010, the distillery has grown to distribute across the state and nation, even as far as Canada and Australia.

Head distiller, Brian Anderson, says every barrel of the Harvest Select Whiskey sells out within a week. He says he expects the same popularity for the Straight Bourbon Whiskey.

High demand has led to about 3,000 square feet of growth.

"We hope to be adding our own mill here in the next month or so to be able to actually mill our products on site so that hopefully I can get a couple days of my life back," said Anderson.

Whistling Andy was even featured in Esquire.

Learn how to make a hibiscus strawberry mojito, and more about the distillery, here.

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