Cocktail: Old Fashioned Whiskey Sour

The Whiskey Sour is a beloved cocktail among many, with a recipe as simple as they come. The refreshing balance of smooth Bourbon, sweet simple syrup and sour lemon are what make this cocktail a fan-favorite.

As Bourbon Heritage Month is in full swing, you’ll definitely want to try mixing up one of our Old Fashioned Whiskey Sours for yourself. Why do we call it old fashioned? Well, our recipe calls for an egg white – a practice dating back more than a century.

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Bourbon Heritage Month

Ah, our most favorite time of the year is finally here, and we have a lot to look forward to. Each September, we celebrate the legacy and deep-rooted tradition of the Bourbon industry during National Bourbon Heritage Month.
The best way to celebrate Bourbon Heritage Month is right here in Kentucky at the annual Kentucky Bourbon Festival.

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2016 Limited Edition Small Batch

We are very excited to announce that our 2016 Limited Edition Small Batch Bourbon will be on shelves later this month. This is the newest release in our series of special bottlings, featuring three of our distillery’s ten unique Bourbon recipes.
I selected a 12-year-old Bourbon from Four Roses’ OESO recipe, a 12-year-old OBSV and a 16-year-old OESK, for this year’s Limited Edition Small Batch.

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Employee Spotlight: Curt Standiford

Meet Four Roses Warehouse Employee, Curt Standiford. There are many steps involved in producing Four Roses handcrafted Bourbon and rolling the barrels is just one way that Curt ensures our Bourbon is of the highest quality.
Check out the video below to learn more about Curt.

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Recipe: Honey Smash

The Honey Smash is one of our favorite cocktails to sip on in the summer. The refreshing citrus flavors of lemon and orange pair perfectly with the sweet clover honey and smooth Bourbon. Are you thirsty yet? Visit here to learn how to make one for yourself.

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Behind the Scenes at Four Roses Warehouse & Bottling Facility

In the fall of 2015, we announced our major expansion project of the Four Roses Distillery in Lawrenceburg and Warehouse & Bottling Facility in Cox’s Creek. And much like our Bourbon, we promise the finished product will be worth the wait.
As you can see in these photos, a lot of progress has been made on the expansion of the Warehouse & Bottling Facility.

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Employee Spotlight: Brian Calvert

Handcrafting our Bourbon requires attention to detail from start to mellow finish. Grain Lab Technician, Brian Calvert, will agree that it’s worth the extra effort. Unloading, testing and grading the whole grain that comes in each day are just a few ways that Brian has a hand in crafting the distinct flavor of Four Roses Bourbon.
Check out the video below to learn more about Brian.

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Recipe: Perfect Manhattan

While you may think the word “perfect” eludes to the quality of the drink, and we won’t argue, the Perfect Manhattan is a spin on the classic – using equal parts dry and sweet vermouth in the recipe to create the deliciously balanced taste.

With summertime in full swing, who wouldn’t want to enjoy the outdoors with a perfect chilled cocktail to sip on? Check out the recipe here.
Cheers.

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Mingle with us at the Kentucky Forecastle Festival’s Bourbon Lodge

One of the best opportunities to mingle with our fans during the summer months is at the Kentucky Forecastle Festival’s Bourbon Lodge, July 15-17, in Louisville.
The Forecastle Festival draws tens of thousands of music fans from across the world to Louisville in July, but as you may know, there is much more to this event than music.

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Employee Spotlight: David Martin

We want to introduce you to Manager, Warehouse Operations David Martin at our Four Roses Warehouse and Bottling Facility. He keeps himself very busy tracking each barrel that goes in and out of the warehouses, and making sure those barrels are marked with the correct recipe. All of this to ensure that our handcrafted Bourbon is aging exactly where it should be.

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