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[18 Mar 2011 | No Comment | 1,999 views]
Brandon’s Rock Town Distillery — an Arkansas company makes good

It’s always fun to brag on an Arkansas business.
Phil Brandon opened his Rock Town Distillery in downtown Little Rock less than a year ago and the company is already making a name for itself. Brandon said it was his intention to use Arkansas ingredients to create top-shelf liquor and it appears his company is doing just that.
On March 1-4, the Ultimate Spirits Challenge — an International Super Bowl of sorts for the liquor industry — was held in New York City. Brandon’s Vodka placed second in its category and barely …

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[26 Jan 2011 | 3 Comments | 5,289 views]
Rock Town and Arkansas Lightning

The scrappy crew at Little Rock’s own Rock Town Distillery has a new product — Arkansas Lightning — and you’re invited to the release party on Saturday (Jan. 29).
What is Rock Town Distillery? We posted an article about the company here at First Arkansas News back in June, but here’s a brief recap — Phil Brandon, a former Alltel executive, started the brewery last year. He said it was the first Arkansas distillery to be built since prohibition and hopes Natural State citizens embrace a local business that makes quality …