15th Annual Rose Julep Louisville Cocktail Competition

When you think of the Kentucky Derby Festival, you may also think of a mint julep – crushed ice, mellow Bourbon, simple syrup and fresh mint, all muddled together in a silver cup. Over the years, Louisville bartenders have continually put unique twists on this classic drink. But which julep recipe reigns supreme? Four Roses and the Kentucky Derby Festival have partnered together to find out.

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EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT: COREY BALLARD

We sat down with Four Roses Director of Warehouse and Bottling, Corey Ballard, to find out more about her role in the unique process of handcrafting our family of Bourbons, and ensuring more mellow moments for you.

How long have your worked at Four Roses?
I have been with Four Roses for 19 years.
Where did you find your passion to work in this industry?
This is only the second job I have ever had, and I kind of fell into it.

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FOUR ROSES: THROUGH THE DECADES (1900 – 1910)

To celebrate the 130th Anniversary of Four Roses this year, we’re taking you on a walk down memory lane in our blog series, “Four Roses: Through the Decades.”
Stay tuned in with our Straight Up newsletter and blog to make sure you don’t miss a single mellow moment, starting all the way back in 1888 when our brand was born, to now! We are excited to share stories and relics from our past that have mingled together in harmony to form what Four Roses is today.

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BARTENDER FEATURE: ELLIOTT CLARK

We took some time to sit down and mingle with our friend, and popular cocktail enthusiast, Elliott Clark, to get to know him a little bit better. Elliott is known as @apartment_bartender on Instagram. He calls himself a semi-decent home bartender, but we like to give him more credit than that, as he most recently holds the title of 2017 Saveur Magazine Editors’ Choice Best Drinks Blog.

Kick back, pour a glass, and learn more about Elliott.

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HANDCRAFT A MOMENT LIKE NO OTHER

As you know, we like to help you handcraft many mellow moments in your life with Four Roses. And now, we’ve made sipping on our Bourbon even more simple with a brand-new way to create cocktails through our website. Using your favorite Four Roses product, you can handcraft a moment like no other, with step-by-step cocktail recipes, created especially for you, based on your preferred taste profiles, or ingredients you have on hand. Click here to begin.

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FOUR ROSES: THROUGH THE DECADES (1888 – 1900)

To celebrate the 130th Anniversary of Four Roses this year, we’d like to take you on a walk down memory lane in a new blog series, “Four Roses: Through the Decades.”
To make sure we don’t miss a single mellow moment, each month we will explore a decade from our history, starting all the way back in 1888 when our brand was born, to now! We are excited to share stories and relics from our past that have mingled together in harmony to form what Four Roses is today.

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Distillery Expansion Update with Ryan Ashley

As we kick off the new year, we thought it’d be a good time to sit down with Four Roses Chief Operating Officer Ryan Ashley to get the latest update on the major expansion of our Distillery in Lawrenceburg, Ky. Let’s take a look at what he had to say.

We’re very excited for the new year, here at Four Roses Distillery, as it brings many changes to our ever-growing facility.

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2018 Marks the 130th Anniversary of Four Roses

This year, we celebrate an important milestone for our brand—the 130th anniversary of Four Roses.
From our founder, Paul Jones, Jr., to our current master distiller, Brent Elliott, our passion for quality and pride in handcrafting award-winning Bourbon is something that has been evident in our smooth and mellow Bourbon for 130 years. Our long history of dedication to the brand is something that you’ll recognize in every sip of Four Roses.

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Brent’s Pick: Let’s Make a Toast to 2018

As we move forward into 2018, I want to take a moment to reflect on the successful year that we had here at Four Roses. Looking back, some of the highlights that are important to me include the moments that I have spent with you, and other friends of Four Roses. Your passion for the brand is appreciated more than you know, and I enjoy each opportunity I have to get to know you all better.

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A Handcrafted Holiday Gift Guide

As you prepare for the holidays, it’s important to remember what matters most—sharing special moments with family and friends. We would like Four Roses to help you handcraft many mellow moments this season. Whether that means enjoying a neat pour with a loved one by the fire, or watching someone’s face light up as they open the perfect gift, we’ve got you covered.
Take a look at some of the ways we’d like to help you spread holiday cheer.
Give Bourbon. This is an easy one.

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