FREDERICKSBURG, Virginia 08/18/2020 – Rebellion is pleased to announce that it has partnered with Catoctin Creek Distilling Company to create a private Barrel Select Rebellion blend that will be available at its Virginia locations.
“With us expanding our brand in Northern Virginia, we felt it was extremely important to have our next Single Barrel Select come from Northern Virginia. Catoctin Creek Distillery is a fantastic local brand who put a ton of effort and love into their products, so this was a great fit for us. What was so attractive about this particular selection, was knowing that this barrel had previously aged tequila. This made it an extremely unique selection to add to the Rebellion Barrel Select Family,” said Rebellion Founder Brian ‘Wes’ Westlye.
This selection is the first time Catoctin Creek Distilling Co. has finished their 100 percent rye whisky in a tequila barrel. Its aroma has the crisp, clean smell of a rye whisky – caramel and lemon rind – and tastes like an excellent Virginia rye – fruity with plum and cherry notes, lemon rind, white pepper, and leather. The finish has unmistakable minerality that is only ever present in agave spirits causing a finish similar to a mezcal – rich, complex and delicious.
Scott Harris, Founder and General Manager of Catoctin Creek Distillery, said, “We are excited by the partnership with Rebellion to offer this 100 percent unique rye whisky, available only through their locations in Virginia. It is bottled at 92 PROOF, which means it will be an excellent sipping whisky or a bold choice for mixing in cocktails!”
Rebellion’s newest locations in Fredericksburg and Leesburg, Virginia are set to open in Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 and are located at 309 William Street, Fredericksburg and 1 N. King Street, Leesburg.
Rebellion’s basic tenets were formed from a brief, yet important part of American history, The Whiskey Rebellion. Given that inspiration and its place in our history, we believe that those struggles and sacrifices deserve to be honored. Originally founded in Washington, DC in 2014, Rebellion has since expanded to Wilmington, NC; Arlington, VA; Fredericksburg, VA; and Leesburg, VA. Since opening, Rebellion has received notoriety for DC’s Best Burger and has been listed as one of America’s Best Bourbon Bars by Bourbon Review Magazine. Join the Rebellion by following Rebellion on social media or visiting www.rebellionworldwide.com.
About Catoctin Creek Distilling
At Catoctin Creek Distilling Company, 120 W. Main St., True Craft is Inspired by Tradition.℠ Founded by Scott and Becky Harris in 2009, Catoctin Creek made a name for itself as the first legal distillery since Prohibition in Purcellville, Virginia’s Loudoun County. The craft distillery is home to Virginia’s most-awarded whisky, Roundstone Rye, which has been presented gold medals across the globe and stands out through its old-world production methods. Catoctin Creek prides itself on sourcing rye whisky, gin, and seasonal brandy from local grains and fruits, with spirits available in 23 states and 3 continents. The Harris’ intricate attention to detail results in high quality internationally acclaimed products, including seasonal releases and private cask offerings, that recognize the true craft of Virginia spirits. For more information, call (540) 751-8404 or visit CatoctinCreekDistilling.com. Follow Catoctin Creek on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.
Kristin Mills, Director of Marketing and Public Relations
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