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Rock Town featured in AAA Traveler Magazine

Here’s a link to the article: Distillery tours show how spirits are made from grain to glass There hadn’t been a legal distillery in central Arkansas in decades, probably since Prohibition, until Phil Brandon lost his job. Once in telecommunications in Little Rock, Brandon was a casualty of today’s fluctuating job market. But rather […]

Feature on Fox16 News – Rock Town Distillery

Reported by: Kelly Dudzik Email: Arkansas’ only distillery opened just a little more than a year ago, and the man behind the spirits launched his new business after becoming a casualty of Verizon’s takeover of Alltel. Phil Brandon opened Arkansas’ only distillery in 2010. And he did it after facing a tough loss. “When […]

THE Arkansas craft distiller is at Tales of the Cocktail

This story can also be found here: At Friday’s Tales of the Cocktail panel on the proliferation of America’s craft distillers, moderator Matt Rowley told the crowd that there are now distilleries in every state but Oklahoma and Alabama. Phil Brandon, first legal distiller in Arkansas since Prohibition A guy wearing an Arkansas T-shirt was sitting […]

First Arkansas News

Nice story on Rock Town and Arkansas Lightning by First Arkansas News: Rock Town and Arkansas Lightning By: Ethan C. Nobles 26 January 2011 No Comment The scrappy crew at Little Rock’s own Rock Town Distillery have a new product — Arkansas Lightning — and you’re invited to the release party on Saturday (Jan. 29). […]