The Pinhook Team

The shared passion & expertise of the friends behind Pinhook Bourbon make it a distinguished whiskey & a labor of love.


Jay Peterson

Jay Peterson, CEO of Matador, a content production company that created such hits as Lip Sync Battle and Project Runway Fashion Start Up


Sean Josephs

Sean Josephs, a certified sommelier and proprietor of the acclaimed southern-cooking restaurants Maysville (Manhattan) and Kentons Restaurant (New Orleans).


Charles P. Fulford, III

Charles Fulford, Executive Creative Director of Elephant, a digital agency providing strategy, marketing, design, and technology services to Fortune 100 companies.


McMahon & Hill / Bourbon Lane Stables

Pinhook Bourbon's partner is McMahon & Hill Bloodstock, LLC.  Jamie Hill and Mike McMahon not only select the horses for each release of our bourbon, but also are an invaluable source of Kentucky horse racing knowledge.  McMahon & Hill Bloodstock is a full service bloodstock agency founded in 2001. They manage successful partnerships like Bourbon Lane Stable and the Spruce Lane Pinhook. Their clients have raced, bred, sold or owned 173 stakes horses including 76 graded stakes horses.