Bartender Feature: Justin Keating

Meet Justin Keating, one of our favorite bartenders at Lexington’s OBC Kitchen.
“Old Bourbon County” Kitchen is a local restaurant and bar with an exceptional Bourbon collection – leading them to be named as one of Bourbon Review Magazine’s Top 80 Bourbon Bars in America. Justin may look familiar to some as he was serving up cocktails at our Limited Edition Small Batch Pop-Up Tasting event held at OBC in September.

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Our Toasts to the Top 80 Bourbon Bars

Earlier this year, Bourbon industry publication, The Bourbon Review, released its annual list of America’s 80 Best Bourbon Bars.
Last month—National Bourbon Heritage Month—we partnered with The Bourbon Review for a nationwide “toast” to each of the 80 establishments selected by the publication. The “toast” took place on Friday, September 30, when we encouraged fans to take part by tagging their favorite bourbon bar from the list using the hashtag #80Toast.

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Employee Spotlight: Greg Talbert

As many of us know, a lot of work goes into getting Four Roses’ handcrafted Bourbon from the barrel and into your glass.
Greg Talbert, Senior Manager of Bottling Operations at our Cox’s Creek Warehouse and Bottling Facility, shares with us how he has a hand in the process.

Share with us how you enjoy Four Roses handcrafted Bourbon on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram with #HandcraftTheMoment.

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Cocktail: Classic Manhattan

With October underway, some of us might be missing summer, while others have the delightfully crisp fall air on our minds. We thought we would share one of our favorite cocktail recipes to enjoy any time of year—the Classic Manhattan.
Check out the recipe and video below, then handcraft the moment by mixing one for yourself! Cheers.

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Distillery Expansion Q&A with Joseph & Joseph Architects

Our Distillery in Lawrenceburg, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, was built in 1910 and features a unique Spanish Mission-Style architecture rarely seen in Kentucky.
In the spring of 2015, we announced a major expansion project of the Four Roses Distillery. The expansion is well underway, meaning more Bourbon for every mellow moment is soon to come.
Merrill Moter, partner at Joseph & Joseph Architects, sat down with us to chat about the project.

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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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