How Our Small Batch Bottle Came to Be

We all know about the unique process of handcrafting Four Roses Bourbon, but have you ever taken the time to think about the process behind our unique packaging?
Our very mellow Small Batch Bourbon comes in a bottle that boasts an interesting story. Go ahead, grab a bottle, (pour yourself a glass) and turn it upside down. What you do see? The Small Batch bottle has been created in the shape of a rosebud when turned upside down.

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Distillery Expansion Update

As the end of 2017 is growing closer, 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.

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Brent’s Pick: Top Moments from Kentucky Bourbon Festival

As the Kentucky Bourbon Festival and Bourbon Heritage Month come to a close, I find it gratifying to sit back and reflect on some of the moments that made the week, and month, so special.

One of the events I look forward to most each year is Let’s Talk Bourbon, held at the Distillery. Guests were taken on a journey, examining the history and process of making Kentucky Bourbon.

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Four Roses Fall Cocktails

With the official start of fall just around the corner, we thought there’d be no better way to celebrate than with a few fall-inspired Four Roses cocktails. We’ve combined the perfect ingredients to handcraft a mellow moment this month.

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Celebrate 2017 Limited Edition Small Batch with us

We are so excited to announce that our 2017 Limited Edition Small Batch will be released this month. A 15-year-old OESK, a 13-year-old OESK and a 12-year-old OESV were selected for this year’s bottle, making it the first Limited Edition Small Batch in our brand’s history to feature only our low rye mashbill.
Bottled at barrel strength with a proof of 107.

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Bourbon Heritage Month

One of our favorite months 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 and this year we have even more opportunities to mingle with you.
The best way to celebrate Bourbon Heritage Month is right here in Kentucky at the annual Kentucky Bourbon Festival.

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Four Roses Bourbon Lemonade Cocktail

Although the end of summer is growing near, the warm weather at Four Roses has us dreaming of many more mellow moments spent outdoors. We’ve handcrafted the perfect cocktail for you to stir up and enjoy this month. The combination of sweet simple syrup and crisp, fresh citrus with Bourbon is the perfect addition to any outdoor occasion.
Four Roses Bourbon Lemonade

1 oz. Four Roses Bourbon
1/2 oz. simple syrup
1/2 oz. lemon juice
1/2 oz.

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Five Ways to Work Bourbon into your Backyard Cookout

We love a good backyard cookout at Four Roses. What better way to spend a mellow evening, mingled together with friends, family good food and even better Bourbon? We’ve come up with five simple ways to work Four Roses Bourbon into your next backyard barbeque that we’d like to share with you!
Take a look, and please share with us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram with the hashtag #HandcraftTheMoment so we can check it out!
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Bottling Facility Grand Opening

In late June, we were happy to celebrate the grand opening of our newly-renovated, 60,000-square-foot Bottling Facility located in Cox’s Creek, Kentucky with our Four Roses family, local dignitaries, and other members of the community, including Four Roses President & CEO, Satoko Yoshida; COO & Director of Distillery Operations, Ryan Ashley; Senior Brand Ambassador, Al Young; and Secretary David Dickerson.

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Employee Spotlight: Patti Russell-Rhea

Meet Patti Russell-Rhea, Laboratory Manager at our Distillery in Lawrenceburg, Kentucky. Patti is the keeper and propagator of the 5 strains of yeast and lactic cultures of Four Roses Bourbon. She monitors all phases of the fermentation process through various laboratory testing, checking and determining the analytical yield of each fermenter distillate. Patti is also a member of the sensory team that evaluates and monitors the quality of Four Roses Bourbon distillates and maturates.

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