Arkansas Hickory Smoked Whiskey

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Posted March 8, 2012 by in

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Distilled by Rock Town Distillery, Arkansas’ first “legal” distillery since prohibition, “Arkansas Hickory Smoked Whiskey” is now available in liquor stores throughout Arkansas. Packaged in 750ml bottles with a distinctive light-brown label, the beautiful golden whiskey is sure to be a favorite in any whiskey drinkers collection.

“Arkansas Hickory Smoked Whiskey” is artisan distilled in Rock Town Distillery’s handmade traditional American copper pot still. Each batch is made from a mash of the finest Arkansas soft red winter wheat and aged in ex-bourbon casks at the distillery in Little Rock. To achieve the hickory smoked character in the whiskey, prior to mashing; the grain was steeped in water and then slowly dried over a hickory smoked fire in our own smokers.

“Smoking food with Hickory in Arkansas is a tradition” said distillery owner and head distiller Phil Brandon, “and we wanted to make a whiskey that had a nice hickory smoked taste like good southern barbeque.”

Arkansas Hickory Smoked Whiskey is handmade in very small batches and only about 58 cases were bottled of this first release and is now available in local liquor stores throughout Arkansas.

Arkansas Hickory Smoked Whiskey is bottled at 90 proof (45% ABV), with a suggested retail of $24.99 per 750ml bottle.

Rock Town Distillery’s products are distributed by Glazers of Arkansas.

 

ABOUT ROCK TOWN DISTILLERY

Rock Town Distillery is Arkansas’ first “legal” distillery since prohibition produces the award winning Brandon’s Vodka, Brandon’s Gin, Arkansas Lightning, Arkansas Young Bourbon Whiskey and now Arkansas Hickory Smoked Whiskey. The distillery located in downtown Little Rock at 1216 E 6th Street, Little Rock, AR 72202. The distillery is open for tours on Saturdays at 1:30pm and 3pm. To download images for this press release or for more information please visit www.arkansaslightning.com

 

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