Four Roses’ Private Selection Steamboat Race Bottles Available at Louisville Kroger Locations

Four Roses Bourbon specially selected for Kentucky Derby Festival’s Great Steamboat Race will be available in limited quanities at Louisville Kroger Wine and Spirits Shoppes.
The bourbon was selected last month when representatives from Kentucky Derby Festival, the Belle of Louisville and the Belle of Cincinnati participated in a sampling of six different bourbon barrels to determine which ones would be served aboard the boats during Wednesday’s race.

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Four Roses Expanding Bottling Facility

Four Roses is growing again. Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear helped Four Roses announce plans to expand bottling operations at its Cox’s Creek Warehouse and Bottling Facility. Four Roses is expected to create up to 30 new jobs and invest $8 million in the project.
“Four Roses is vital to Kentucky’s rich Bourbon heritage,” said Gov. Beshear.

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Al Young named Whisky Magazine Hall of Fame America inductee

Four Roses Bourbon’s Brand Ambassador Al Young is among the world’s whisky(ey) royalty as he has joined the Whisky Magazine Hall of Fame America inductees.
The Hall of Fame is “a permanent tribute honoring those noteworthy individuals who have made a lasting contribution to the world of whisky,” according to global liquor industry publication Whisky Magazine. The induction took place Feb.

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Bourbon Recipes

Four Roses Bourbon Barbecue Sauce

3 tbsp butter
1 cup yellow onion, minced
¼ cup molasses
1 cup ketchup
2 tbsp (packed) light brown sugar
1 ½ tsp Worcestershire sauce
2 tbsp dijon mustard
¼ cup apple cider vinegar
¼ tsp chili powder
¼ tsp black pepper
¼ tsp salt
¼ cup Four Roses Bourbon

Heat a pan over medium heat and add butter.  Once the butter melts, add the onion and saute until clear, about 5 minutes or so.

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Holiday Recipes

Cookbook author and freelance writer Rick Rodgers teamed up with Four Roses Bourbon to create some delicious holiday side dishes.

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Four Roses Named 2015 American Whisky Distiller of the Year

For the fourth time in five years, Four Roses Distillery was named “Whisky Distiller of the Year – America” by Whisky Magazine.
The 2015 American Whisky Distiller of the Year award was presented to Four Roses earlier this week during Whisky Magazine’s “Icons of Whisky Awards – America” which took place in Bardstown during the Kentucky Bourbon Festival.
The annual Icons of Whisky Awards are “designed to celebrate the people and places behind the great whiskies of the world.

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Four recipes combine for Four Roses’ newest bourbon release

This month, Four Roses Distillery will release the newest in its series of limited-quantity special bottlings with the 2014 Limited Edition Small Batch Bourbon, featuring four of the distillery’s ten Bourbon recipes from barrels ranging in age from 9 to 13 years.
Four Roses is the only distillery that combines two mashbills with five proprietary yeast strains to produce ten distinct Bourbons, each with its own unique characteristics.

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Four Roses’ new Limited Edition Single Barrel is a toast to fans

Four Roses’ Limited Edition Single Barrel Bourbon will be released this spring and features a tribute to the brand’s loyal following.
Master Distiller Jim Rutledge selected this year’s Limited Edition Single Barrel from 11-year-old OESF barrels, one of the distillery’s 10 unique and distinct bourbons.
The bourbon is barrel strength—uncut and non-chill filtered—with a proof ranging between 108.3 and 127.6.

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Food and Bourbon Pairings

Have you ever wondered which bourbon expression to pair with each course when enjoying your favorite meal? Similar to wine, Bourbon should be enjoyed with certain foods to bring out the full palate of flavors in both the food and the Bourbon. Lucky for you, we’ve got the perfect meal sample for you. Learn how to prepare a five-course Four Roses® Bourbon dinner. Wow your friends and family and enjoy something delicious all at the same time.

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