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Grown Folks Mimosa | Uncle Nearest Premium Whiskey | Indy Food Festival

At this years's Baby Got Brunch, an Indy food festival, we are leveling up our most popular cocktail on the open bar. You can try a Grown Folks Mimosa; take a classic mimosa and add Uncle Nearest Premium Whiskey with either Grand Manier or Cointreau.

Uncle Nearest Premium Whiskey

About Uncle Nearest Premium Whiskey

Nearest Green, affectionately nicknamed Uncle Nearest by his friends and family in Lynchburg, Tennessee, is the world's first known African American Master Distiller. Nearest Green is credited with helping perfect the Lincoln County Process, which is the defining distinction between Kentucky Bourbon and Tennessee Whiskey. This unique filtering of whiskey through sugar maple charcoal was named after the county where Nearest lived and made his highly regarded bourbon. Uncle Nearest Premium Whiskey is the most awarded bourbon or American whiskey of 2020, 2021, and 2022 and is the fastest growing spirit brand in U.S. history. Our Master Blender, Victoria Eady Butler, is Nearest Green's great-great granddaughter is the first African-American female Master Blender in the world. Victoria is a 4x Master Blend of the Year award winner and is the first person ever to win that award from Whiskey Magazine.

What else can I expect to see or taste? 

Guests will be able to taste Uncle Nearest 1884 Small Batch, Uncle Nearest 1856, and Uncle Nearest Straight Rye. The Grown Folks Mimosa, a house favorite, will be available for guests to enjoy.

Where can I find the product?

Uncle Nearest Premium Whiskey can be found in most major retailers including Community Spirts, Big Red Liquors, Crown Liquors, Total Wine and More, as well as grocery chains such as Kroger, Meijer, and Target.

My Go To Brunch Dish:

My go-to brunch dish; Eggs Benedict or Biscuits and Gravy

Best Kitchen Utensil

Cast Iron Skillet

Favorite Thing about Baby Got Brunch

My favorite thing about Baby Got Brunch is the opportunity to try so many dishes and drinks alongside a diverse group of people from our community.

What I love about Indianapolis

I love that Indianapolis has a big city feel but is actually pretty small which makes it easy to be involved with the community, build relationships, and makes getting around pretty simple.

Top 3 Hip Hop Songs

Homecoming - Kanye West, Tuscan Leather - Drake, Who Shot Ya - Biggie

Thank you to:

Steven Pollock, Uncle Nearest Premium Whiskey Team


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