Rock Town Distillery Named American Micro-Distillery of the Year in 2015 “Whisky Bible”

Rock Town Distillery WhiskeyLITTLE ROCK, Ark., Nov. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Rock Town Distillery is pleased to announce its Arkansas Single Barrel Bourbon Whiskey has won the top micro-distillery award in the 2015 edition of Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible.

Rock Town’s Arkansas Single Barrel Bourbon Whiskey garnered an incredible score of 96.5 placing it in the upper echelon of all the whiskies reviewed in the book and earning the title “2015 US Micro Whisky of the Year”.  Mr. Murray said in the review, “Unquestionably one of the great micro distillery bourbons of all time; a bottling which will put Arkansas and Rock Town in particular on the world whisky map.”

“This is an unbelievable accomplishment,” said Phil Brandon, founder and head distiller at Rock Town Distillery. “We are truly honored to have our whisky judged by one of the world’s leading whisky experts, Jim Murray, as the best whisky of all the craft distilleries in the US in this edition.”


Rock Town Distillery produces the award winning Brandon’s Vodka, Brandon’s Gin, Arkansas Bourbon, Arkansas Single Barrel Bourbon Whiskey, Arkansas Hickory Smoked Whiskey, Arkansas Rye Whiskey, Arkansas Lightning, and Rock Town Vodka which are distributed in Arkansas, Tennessee, Illinois, Missouri, Mississippi, Oregon, Texas, Georgia, Florida, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, DC and Delaware and the United Kingdom.

Rock Town Distillery, Arkansas’ first legal distillery since prohibition, is located in downtown Little Rock at 1216 E 6th Street, Little Rock, AR 72202.  The distillery is open for tours 7 days a week. To find out more please visit


Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible is the world’s leading whisky guide. Each edition contains roughly 4,500 detailed, professionally analyzed and easy to understand tasting notes on the world’s leading and lesser known whiskies.  Visit for more information.