Rock Town Distillery
Nestled into the beautiful downtown of Little Rock, Arkansas, Rock Town Distillery is the first distillery of any kind to open in Little Rock since prohibition. Rock Town uses local grains grown within 125 miles of the distillery, dedicated to producing the best-crafted spirits Little Rock has to offer.
Since Phil Brandon opened their doors back in 2010, Rock Town Distillery has won numerous international awards for their high-quality and passionately crafted spirits. Their products are available in numerous states, Canada, and the UK.
A Tour of the Distillery
Rock Town Distillery offers tours of their facility and tastings of their spirits, no reservations required. Distillery tours are offered six days a week (every day but Monday) at three times: 2 pm, 4 pm, and 7 pm. The standard tasting costs $10 (tax not included) and includes a tasting of 10 of their excellent craft spirits. They also offer a premium tasting which costs $15 (tax not included) and includes the standard tasting of 10 spirits plus an additional tasting of three special spirits like anniversary whiskeys and single barrel whiskeys, to name a couple.
If you’re visiting Little Rock, Arkansas, you do not want to miss out on this amazing experience. USA Today ranked Rock Town one of the 10 best southern distillery tours and the Daily Meal ranked them one of the top 25 craft distillery tours. During your tour, their expert staff will walk you through the entire process of making their spirits, from their locally grown grains to putting the final product into bottles.
In the 30 minutes you’ll spend on the tour, you’ll learn the process they go through to make their fine spirits and some background on the spirits, as well, like the origins of bourbon, the properties of each spirit that make it unique, and much more. At the end of your tour, you’ll get to enjoy a tasting of Rock Town’s award-winning spirits, as a tasting is included with the tour for those over the age of 21. If you have your kids with you, you can feel free to bring them along; children are allowed on the tour when accompanied by their parents.
A Visit to the Tasting Room
If a tour’s not your thing, Rock Town has a full-service bar complete with tasty cocktails featuring their award-winning spirits, local craft beers, and wine. Their tasting room is open from 11-10 pm during weekdays except for Monday, and 11-midnight Friday and Saturday. They even offer whiskey flights of their award-winning whiskeys.
Booking a Private Tour
Rock Town also offers private tours for groups. You can schedule a private tour and/or educational tastings for any size group any day of the week. They have also hosted myriad private parties to weddings to charities and everything in between. What better way to celebrate than at an award-winning distillery.
If you’re traveling to Little Rock, you don’t want to miss out on this gem. The tour and spirits of the award-winning Rock Town Distillery is an incredible experience perfecting any trip to the area. The highly-rated distillery tour and award-winning spirits are unique Arkansas experiences that are essential to making the best trip.
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