backwoods is built on collaboration and friendship

we are so grateful to have 250 founders’ club members who have supported us to launch our distillery.

Founders will receive a bottle of whisky from the first-release cask, exclusive merchandise and opportunities to have input into the future of the distillery. This exclusive club is limited to 250 members and all spots have now been filled.


first-release casks reserved for founders

The first-release casks of Backwoods whisky will be reserved for the Founders' Club and each member will receive a 500ml bottle upon maturation.

Founders will receive an additional 500ml bottle of Backwoods Wild Rye within the first year of membership.

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Welcome pack and merchandise

Founders' Club members receive a welcome pack with their unique Founders' Club membership number (1-250) that will entitle them to priority on new products.

Members also receive an exclusive Backwoods Founders' Club t-shirt and custom-made oak keyring. 


behind-the-scenes access to the distillery

Founders' Club members will be given the first opportunity to visit our distillery and spend time with our Head Distiller.

Members will be sent an exclusive newsletter for Founders' only, early release notifications, event invites and opportunities to influence product development.

meet our founders

We think our Founders' Club members are pretty special folk, so we created this online gallery to feature all of the legends who have helped launch Backwoods Distilling Co.