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Defiant Whisky to appear on AA flights and CNN


Jun 13 2014

Defiant Whisky is pleased to announce its partnership with American Airlines and CNN. Look out for Defiant on the seat-back TVs on American Airlines flights or in between CNN news segments throughout the summer. Music by Jason Tyler Burton  

Defiant Whisky Voted BEST NEW WHISKEY OF 2013


Apr 20 2014

Defiant Whisky takes BEST NEW WHISKEY OF 2013 in Forwhiskeylovers.com’s 2014 Drammie Awards. See the Drammie Award Winners here. Click here to buy a bottle of the BEST NEW WHISKEY OF 2013! Ages 21+, please drink responsibly.

Defiant Whisky Wins Bronze at Berlin International Spirits Competition


Mar 2 2014

The Berlin International Spirits Competition was held on March 2nd in Berlin to evaluate and judge around 200 Spirits from over 20 countries. The trade only judges had various backgrounds in the industry – spirits buyers, spirits retail storeowners, restaurant/bar proprietors, spirits distributors and importers and World Class Cocktail Finalists. Click here to buy Defiant […]

Nolcha Fashion Week 2014


Feb 21 2014

  Defiant Whisky had the great opportunity to be the official whisky of Nolcha Fashion Week 2014. For the past six years Nolcha fashion week has provided a spotlight for innovative and up-and-coming designers. This year’s event featured 28 designers over three days of runway shows with numerous celebrities and media outlets in attendance. Defiant Whisky […]

Defiant Whisky Joins the Zero South Expedition


Jan 25 2014

Supporters, partners and media will enjoy tasting Defiant Whisky, the official spirit of the Zero South Expedition. This partnership includes involvement with movie and TV productions. About ZERO SOUTH ZERO SOUTH means ZERO fossil fuels to the SOUTH Pole. The expedition will be powered by batteries and biofuels. There is intentional irony in repurposing the Hummer H1, which many view […]

Defiant Whisky at the GRAMMY Awards®


Jan 25 2014

DISTINCTIVE ASSETS TO ONCE AGAIN OFFICIALLY INDULGE PRESENTERS & PERFORMERS BACKSTAGE AT THE 56th ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS® Los Angeles, Calif. – Distinctive Assets, the LA-based entertainment marketing company credited with beginning the marketing craze of celebrity swag 15 years ago, will once again produce the official talent gift bags and backstage gift lounge for the […]

Defiant Distillers: Revolutionizing whisky production in the Blue Ridge Mountains


Dec 29 2013

  GOLDEN VALLEY — More than nine decades after Prohibition, 13 North Carolina companies are distilling and selling their products across the state, from rum and vodka to gin and whisky. But none of them are quite like Blue Ridge Distilling Company in Golden Valley. Tucked back on a 100-acre farm surrounded by lush vegetation, […]

Defiant Whisky Is The First One We’ve Ever Wanted To Drink Straight


Nov 22 2013

The Huffington Post  |  By Rebecca Orchant It would be tempting to let the story behindDefiant Whisky outshine the product itself. Defiant is made by the founder and crew ofDefiant Marine, one of the salvage-diving teams that was enlisted to help clean up New York City’s subway system after it was flooded by Hurricane Sandy. While I have […]

Taste of Charlotte June 6-8th, 2013


Jun 1 2013

Join us June 6-8th, 2013 for The Taste of Charlotte Defiant American Single Malt Whisky will be sampled to event patrons 21 years old+ Don’t miss this opportunity to join the whisky revolution! http://www.tasteofcharlotte.com/page.cfm?ID=21

Defiant Whisky & The Greensboro Coliseum


Mar 25 2013

WHISKEY RIVER: Greensboro Coliseum recently signed a five-year deal with the Blue Ridge Distilling Co. to brand a portion of its new Ovations VIP Lounge after Defiant, a new brand of single-malt whiskey. The whiskey’s name comes from Defiant Marine, a marine salvage company in Bostic, N.C. About 16 months ago, Tim Ferris, owner of […]

Mountain Spirits


Nov 30 2012

The Perfectionists Blue Ridge Distilling Co. For a guy who thought he was getting into distilling as a hobby, Tim Ferris has surely upped his aspirations—to put it lightly. The owner of Blue Ridge Distilling Company, founded in 2010, is out to make “the best single malt whiskey man has ever tasted.” He readily acknowledges […]