What Do the Pope, Shaq, and a Kentucky Priest Have in Common? This Rare Willett Bourbon

A Kentucky priest known for his boozy gifts to the Vatican is introducing a spirit of his own.

Father Jim Sichko is celebrating Pope Francis’ 10th anniversary by creating a special bourbon pick in his honor, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader. The Lexington, Ky. priest selected a barrel of Willett Distillery bourbon from January 2013. Sichko says the first bottling of this bourbon, which landed at 66.3 percent ABV, will be given to Pope Francis on his next visit.

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