Arkansas whiskey

An Arkansas Whiskey Tradition

by Dustin Jayroe | Photography by Jamison Mosley Establishing oneself as the “first” to accomplish anything is no small feat. And when it comes to liquor in the south, there are not many more “firsts” to go around, which makes it all the more incredible to see Phil Brandon continue to notch his belt with them.   …

cocktails

Summer Cocktails

Photography by Jamison Mosley The summer is sizzling and Arkansans are looking for ways to beat the heat. There may be no better way to cool off than with a light, refreshing libation. There will always be reliable standbys, like a frosty mint julep or tangy margarita, AY wants to help you keep your cool…

Rock Town

Rock Town Celebrates 9 Years with a Blowout Bash

In nine short years, Rock Town Distillery has become an Arkansas classic. As the state’s first legal distillery, a certain amount of fame was inevitable, but founder and head distiller Phil Brandon has carefully charted the company’s course, winning awards and admirers for its bourbons, whiskeys and vodkas. And the company is still going strong.…

Rock Town Classics: Gold Rush

Looking for the hottest spot in town for a drink? Join us for “Rock Town Classics,” where we recommend our favorite cocktails, including Gold Rush, from Rock Town Distillery. This article is presented in partnership with Rock Town Distillery.  Drop by Rock Town Distillery. Rock Town’s owner Phil Brandon recommends trying out the Gold Rush, a classic…

Not All Vodkas Are Created Equal

Rock Town Distillery puts Little Rock on the vodka map with its top-of-the-line offerings. [dropcap]S[/dropcap]even years ago when Phil Brandon started distilling vodka at his downtown Little Rock warehouse, he knew he wanted to make his vodka special. Not only has Rock Town Vodka become his number one seller, but it has evolved and the…