Memphis’ oldest licensed distillery, B.R. Distilling Company has grown again and is now being distributed all across South Carolina! Best known for its two signature, award-winning brands, Blue Note and  Riverset, the craft whiskey company has expanded rapidly across the country in sixteen additional states, having added distribution most recently in Kentucky in early 2022.

The company has won numerous awards and medals in competitions, including the North American Bourbon and Whiskey Competition, John Barleycorn Awards, The Fifty Best Rye Whiskey, The Fifty Best Bourbon, the New York International Spirits Competition and going 5 for 5 at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition in 2021. Closing out 2021, the Blue Note brand received some major honors, including Wine Enthusiast awarding Blue Note Juke Joint 93 points, naming it a “Best Buy” and “Top 100 Spirits of 2021,” specifically “Top 13 Best Bourbons of 2021.” Whisky Advocate rated Blue Note 17 Year 93 points and Blue Note Crossroads 89 points and one of the year’s “Best Values.” Fred Minnick’s Top 100 American Whiskeys of 2021 ranked Blue Note 17 Year 16 out of 100. Most recently the brand scored double Gold on its core products at the 2022 San Francisco World Spirits Competition.


For more details, view the official press release.

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