Happy National Bourbon Month!

22 Sep

Happy happy joy joy!

Deep Fried Diaries

In 2007, the United States Senate declared September as National Bourbon Heritage Month. And in 2013… we happily enjoy the pronouncement.

Given our southern heritage, we thought we’d celebrate with the stories of our two favorite, bourbon-lovin’ boys: Belle Meade Bourbon, two brothers reviving a historic family brand out of Nashville, Tenn., and Branch in Hattiesburg, Miss., quite possibly the most progressive little cocktail bar ever to open in the South.

Belle Meade Bourbon
What was old is now new again. We’re talking, of course, about Belle Meade Bourbon from Nelson’s Green Brier Distillery – hand-crafted and developed in small batches of only four barrels at a time.

Brothers Charlie and Andy Nelson began the revival of the Green Brier name and brand, also known as Old No. 5 Distillery, which was produced in the 1800’s by their great-great-great-grandfather, Charles Nelson. In 1885, Charles sold close to 380,000 gallons of whiskey across the…

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One Response to “Happy National Bourbon Month!”

  1. Simone September 25, 2013 at 01:30 #

    Hey Bob, thanks for re-posting. A very happy National Bourbon Month to you!

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