CHEERS TO OUR 130TH YEAR

We’ve had an exciting year in 2018, and appreciate you joining us for every Mellow Moment. Let’s take a look back at a few of the milestones that we’ve enjoyed this year – including our 130th anniversary, the launch of our Limited Edition Small Batch, renaming and updated packaging for Four Roses Bourbon, and crowning the winner of our first-ever Best Home Bartender competition.

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FOUR ROSES: THROUGH THE DECADES (2000-Present)

To celebrate the 130th Anniversary of Four Roses this year, we’ve taken you on a walk down memory lane, starting all the way back in 1888 when our brand was born, to now! We hope you’ve enjoyed reading these stories and relics from our past that have mingled together in harmony to form what Four Roses is today. Now, let’s explore one final time period – the year 2000 to now.

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HOLIDAY MOMENTS ARE MADE FOR BOURBON

We’re excited to announce that our holiday gift sets are available in select stores now, and come complete with everything you need to toast to a love story, 130 years in the making. Exactly 130 years ago, a young whiskey man, Paul Jones Jr., named his Bourbon after the occasion where his true love said, “yes” with a corsage of four red roses.

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HANDCRAFTED HOLIDAY COCKTAILS

We’ve teamed up with local bars and restaurants in the popular NuLu area of downtown Louisville, Kentucky to handcraft Four Roses holiday cocktails for the 4th Annual NuLuDays Holiday Cocktail Challenge.
Those in the area are invited to visit participating bars and restaurants to taste the cocktails and vote for their favorite during the three-week challenge, from November 10 through December 1.

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FOUR ROSES: THROUGH THE DECADES (1990-2000)

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: Doc Crow’s Kerri Smith

Kerri Smith, one of our friends from Louisville, Kentucky’s Doc Crow’s put together a handcrafted cocktail perfect for Halloween. If her name sounds familiar, it’s because Kerri has competed in our Rose Julep Louisville Cocktail Competition for the past several years.

Kerri’s cocktail, Swamp Thing’s Swill, combines Four Roses Single Barrel with flavors of grapefruit, lemon and black pepper, perfect for a Mellow Moment on a crisp October evening.

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THE BEST DRINK(S) EVER

We partnered with our friends @thebestdrinkever to curate a cocktail menu of handcrafted Bourbon classics to commemorate our 130th Anniversary. Some of the most quality mixologists across the country put together these special drinks to explore different milestones throughout the 130-year history of the Four Roses brand.
Get the recipes, here. And if you handcraft your own version at home, don’t forget to share it with us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram with the hashtag #HandcraftTheMoment.

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A LOOK BACK AT BOURBON HERITAGE MONTH

As you know, one of our favorite ways to celebrate National Bourbon Heritage Month each September is right here in Kentucky at the annual Kentucky Bourbon Festival. We were so grateful to welcome Four Roses fans from across the country to experience such a special time here in Kentucky. We’d like to share with you some of the ways we honored the legacy and deep-rooted tradition of the Bourbon industry with some of our best Bourbon friends through the following collection of photos.

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FOUR ROSES: THROUGH THE DECADES (1980 – 1990)

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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CELEBRATE OUR 130th ANNIVERSARY LIMITED EDITION SMALL BATCH

Last month, we released our 130th Anniversary Limited Edition Small Batch, featuring four of our 10 unique Bourbon recipes. This special Bourbon was handcrafted to commemorate the 130-year history of our brand.
A 13-year-old Bourbon from Four Roses’ OBSF recipe, a 10-year-old OBSV, a 14-year-old OESV and a and a 16-year-old OESK were selected for this Limited Edition Small Batch. Bottled at barrel strength with a proof 108.

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