Article updated: 4/24/2013 8:08 AM

East Peoria to have whiskey distillery

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From left, sister-in-laws Kassi and Kristin Williams with brothers Jesse and Jon Williams in front of their 60-gallon whiskey still in the building still under construction that will house J.K. Williams Distilling in East Peoria.

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They didn't know it when they first started plotting to open the first distillery in central Illinois in who knows how long, but the brothers Williams both have a little bit of whiskey in their blood. Even when they haven't been drinking whiskey.
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