About the Distiller


File May 09, 6 34 11 PMOur founder and Master Distiller, Stuart Hobson has been in the spirits business for more than 20 years.  A lifelong Hoosier, he grew up in the southern Indiana in the town of Seymour.  Stuart has business and law degrees from Indiana University.

A recovering attorney, Stuart entered the spirits business in 1994 when he purchased a family owned liquor store.  Many years and several stores later he exited the liquor store business and founded Heartland Distillers.

Stuart enjoys boating, skiing, hunting, and sports in general. He has coached football, baseball, and basketball. He is the father of four boys.

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