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Repeal Day Barrel Roll

Updated: Nov 28, 2023



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Liz Barrett (312) 446-6945

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Buzzard’s Roost Celebrates Prohibition Repeal Day by Rolling

Out a New Limited-Edition Single Barrel Bourbon


Barrel Roll in Downtown Louisville Will Lead to Buzzard’s Roost Whiskey Row Experience for First Taste of New Founder’s Select 6-Year-Old Single Barrel Bourbon


Louisville, KY – Nov. 27, 2023 – Buzzard’s Roost Sipping Whiskey is - quite literally - rolling out a barrel to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the repeal of Prohibition with the release of its newest single-barrel Founder’s Select Bourbon on Tuesday, Dec. 5


When & Where: Tuesday, Dec 5. The Buzzard’s Roost Barrel Roll will start from the corner of 6th and Main Streets at 5:00 p.m. and make its way down the sidewalk to Buzzard’s Roost Whiskey Row Experience at 624 W. Main Street, arriving shortly after 5 p.m.


Musicians from the Louisville Orchestra will welcome everyone, and guests will get the first taste of a special limited release Founders Select bourbon.


Who: Barrel rollers will include Buzzard’s Roost Master Blender Jason Brauner and Buzzard’s Roost Distiller Ethan Spalding.


Buzzard’s Roost CEO Judy Hollis Jones will wave the whiskey flag to get the barrel rolling, and a “second line” of musicians from the Louisville Orchestra and fans will follow the barrel in a Prohibition Repeal Parade.


All will be greeted at the Buzzard’s Roost Whiskey Row Experience for a first taste of Buzzard’s Roost new limited-edition Founder’s Select Single Barrel Bourbon.


The bar will be open (drinks for purchase), showcasing the new menu of seasonal cocktails, and complimentary snacks will be available.


What: Buzzard’s Roost Founder’s Select Single Barrel Bourbon

Mash bill: 59% corn, 36% rye, 5% malted barley

Age: 6 years old

Price: $89 per bottle

Available exclusively at the Buzzard’s Roost Whiskey Row Experience

“It’s been a great year for Buzzard’s Roost and we’re ready to party!” said Buzzard’s Roost CEO Judy Hollis Jones. “We’re excited to release our newest single-barrel bourbon exclusively at the Whiskey Row Experience and raise a glass to Repeal Day – and the holidays!”


About Buzzard’s Roost: Buzzard’s Roost Sipping Whiskey is an independent blender and bottler of exceptional whiskies crafted using pioneering techniques. Buzzard’s Roost whiskies stand out for their exceptional flavors, which are created using a combination of break-through techniques for second barrel maturation including 18-month-seasoned oak barrels for intensified flavors and exclusive use of Char #1 over very specific toast levels to coax complex flavors from each barrel, leading to rye whiskeys and bourbons with flavors unlike any other.


Buzzard’s Roost Sipping Whiskeys are currently distributed in 20 markets and Canada, and select products are available online and at the Buzzard’s Roost Whiskey Row Experience at 624 W. Main Street in downtown Louisville. All Buzzard’s Roost whiskies are second-barrel aged and bottled at Bardstown Bourbon Company. Buzzard’s Roost is proud to be a woman-led company. Follow @BuzzardsRoost on Instagram and Facebook.


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