2016 Rose Julep Louisville Winners

The 13th Annual Rose Julep Louisville took place on Wednesday, March 2 at the Mellwood Arts Center as a part of the Kentucky Derby Festival’s Festival Unveiled. Eight Louisville mixologists competed for the title of Judges’ Choice and People’s Choice. It was a great evening of Bourbon sampling and mingling.

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Melt Hearts with the Rosé Runner

Looking to whip up something extra special this Valentine’s Day? Grab some Four Roses Single Barrel and whip up a bit of homemade rhubarb syrup and you have yourself a refreshing (and romantic) Rosé Runner.

1.75 ounce of Four Roses Small Batch
1.5 ounce of rhubarb syrup
1 ounce La Marca Procecco
5-6 medium-size mint leaves
4-5 dashes of rhubarb bitters
.5 lemon squeeze
Method: combine Bourbon, rhubarb syrup, mint and lemon. Add ice and shake. Pour into highball glass with large ice cubes.

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Bourbon Lovers’ Guide to V-Day

Ah, yet another holiday is upon us…and you’re probably looking for a suitable gift for the love of your life. Never fear. We know just the way to make this day perfect (and delicious) for the both of you.
1. Buy Bourbon. This is an easy one. We suggest go big or go home, and pick up a Private Barrel Selection from your favorite liquor store.
2. Take your loved one on a trip.

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A Four Roses Giveaway

Legend has it, Four Roses Bourbon began with a love story. In honor of Valentine’s Day, we want to know your love story. Leave a comment on our Facebook post with your own legendary love story, in 100 words or less, for a chance to win an unforgettable romantic (Bourbon-filled) getaway. The contest will run through February 14, 2016. Winner will be contacted on February 19.

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Employee Spotlight: Corey Ballard

We sat down with Corey Ballard, our director of warehouse and bottling, to talk Bourbon, basketball, and what she likes most about her job. Read on for this behind-the-scenes Employee Spotlight.
How long have your worked at Four Roses? I started in February of 1999, so almost 17 years!
Describe a typical day for you at Four Roses: For me there is no “typical day.” I wear many hats and I never know in which direction the day may go.

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Hot Apple Cider

Brrrbon. Need something to warm you up this winter? Look no further than the Four Roses Hot Apple Cider. This cocktail is perfect for batching, so remember to invite your friends.

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New Label on Yellow

If you happened to recently pick up a bottle of Four Roses Bourbon (and we hope you have), you may notice the label looks a little different. Look closer. See it yet?
Yes, that’s our new Master Distiller, Brent Elliott’s signature donning the center of the label. It is, after all, his hands that help make this Bourbon what it is.
Let us know on social media if Brent’s bottles have made it to your local liquor store yet.

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2015 in Review

Hello and Happy New Year from your friends at Four Roses Bourbon. Before we go full steam ahead into 2016, we want to raise one final glass to 2015. So pour a Bourbon, and join us on this trip down memory lane.

In September, our long-time, Hall-of-Fame Master Distiller Jim Rutledge retired after almost 50 years at Four Roses Bourbon. His passion, enthusiasm and loyalty for our brand will not be forgotten.

Brent Elliott assumed the position of Master Distiller last fall.

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Ring in the New Year with Punch 415

Punch 415, named after the police code for disturbing the peace, is the perfect cocktail to ring in the New Year.

1.5 ounce Four Roses Bourbon Single Barrel
.75 ounce fresh lime juice

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Eggnog for you. Eggnog for all.

Eggnog: the perfect cocktail for a crowd. Don’t forget to reserve a batch for yourself. We all have that family member who will drink. it. all.

View the full recipe here.

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