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MB Roland Baked French Toast (Pumpkin Spice Edition)

Posted on: November 22nd, 2022

Some, if not most, of these ingredients are measured with your heart. Minimum quantities are indicated, but please feel free to add more or less as you or your family’s tastes prefer! Additionally, the brioche variety is seasonal from Aldi markets – use whichever spongey loaf you have available or if preparing overnight* a crusty… [Read More]

Warm Cocktail Recipes for a Cold Winter Night

Posted on: January 24th, 2022

Although Kentucky winters are short, they sure are cold. MB Roland has some warm cocktail recipes to help during these cold winter nights.  Whether it be an actual warm cocktail or one that will simply just warm your soul, keep reading for some tasty cocktails! Classic Old Fashioned Ingredients 2 ½ oz. MB Roland Kentucky… [Read More]

Meet Our Team Member, Sarah

Posted on: November 15th, 2021

MB Roland Distillery would like to introduce our team members, the folks responsible for the continued success of what we do here. Meet Sarah Gresham! Sarah has worked at MB Roland Distillery for a little over a year now. Before starting at MBR, she held all different positions, the most recent being the Director of… [Read More]

Meet Our Team Member, Gretchen

Posted on: October 13th, 2021

MB Roland Distillery would like to introduce our team members, the folks responsible for the continued success of what we do here. Meet Gretchen Wessels-Robertson! Gretchen is celebrating her 3rd work anniversary with MBR this month! Prior to starting here, she was a dance teacher. Here are some additional Q and A’s to get to… [Read More]

Meet Our Team Member, Ed

Posted on: September 7th, 2021

MB Roland Distillery would like to introduce our team members, the folks responsible for the continued success of what we do here. Meet Ed Grimes! Ed has been with MBR for just over two years now. His background is in sales and marketing, and he was involved with the crop insurance program, assisting farmers and… [Read More]

Meet Our Team Member, Greg

Posted on: July 13th, 2021

MB Roland Distillery would like to introduce our team members, the folks responsible for the continued success of what we do here. Meet Greg Miller! Greg has worked for MB Roland for 1 year now after retiring from Active Duty Army after 29 years. He started in the Gift Shop as a tour guide and… [Read More]

Meet Our Team Member, Vanessa

Posted on: May 10th, 2021

MB Roland Distillery would like to introduce our team members, the folks responsible for the continued success of what we do here Meet Vanessa, our Director of Operations! Vanessa started almost a year ago, but according to her, “Time really does fly when you are having fun!” Before joining the team at MB Roland Distillery,… [Read More]

Meet Our Team Member, Sandy

Posted on: June 18th, 2021

MB Roland Distillery would like to introduce our team members, the folks responsible for the continued success of what we do here. Meet Sandy, who started at MB Roland Distillery 8 years ago in August 2013. Before joining the team, she spent her time raising her three amazing daughters. Sandy’s first position with MBR included learning… [Read More]

Meet Our Team Member, Jennifer

Posted on: March 19th, 2021

MB Roland Distillery would like to introduce our team members, the folks responsible for the continued success of what we do here. Jennifer first started at MB Roland Distillery in September 2013 before moving to Washington for a year while her husband was deployed in Korea. She then returned to the area, and August 2021… [Read More]

Meet Our Team Member, Big Mike

Posted on: April 13th, 2021

MB Roland Distillery would like to introduce our team members, the folks responsible for the continued success of what we do here. Meet Michael Cox, also known as Big Mike, Mudcat Mike, or just Mudcat. Big Mike started at MB Roland in April 2017, so he celebrates his 4th work anniversary with us this month!… [Read More]

Meet our Distiller, Mike

Posted on: February 11th, 2021

MB Roland Distillery would like to introduce our distillers, the folks responsible for the continued success of what we do here. Mike Bibb started working at MB Roland Distillery as a tour guide in the gift shop a little over two years ago. He then became a full-time distiller about a year ago.  Before starting… [Read More]

Rye Whiskey – The Spicier Sipper

Posted on: October 22nd, 2020

If you haven’t tried a Rye Whiskey yet, here’s what to expect from this bold spirit from MB Roland Distillery Let’s start off with the basics of Rye Whiskey. Much like our bourbon, Rye Whiskey has to adhere to some legal guidelines: The “Mash” has to be made up of at least 51% rye grain… [Read More]

How To Decode A Bourbon Label?

Posted on: July 23rd, 2020

You might find a few words on your bottles of bourbon that you aren’t quite familiar with. MB Roland Distillery wants you to be “in-the-know”   Uncut   Uncut means that the bourbon is not diluted with water to a lower proof before bottling.    Unfiltered   Bourbon is sometimes chill-filtered when pulled from the… [Read More]

All Bourbon is Whiskey, But Not All Whiskey is Bourbon

Posted on: June 24th, 2020

It’s confusing but MB Roland Distillery wants to set the record straight What is Whiskey? Whiskey is distilled from a fermented blend of grains, commonly corn, barley, rye, and wheat, which the distiller calls the mash bill, and then aged in wooden barrels. Whiskey is distilled all over the world and there are many popular… [Read More]