Spirited Salute

Spirited Salute

Spirited Salute Bogue Sound Distillery takes pride in honoring those who serve or have served our country. May is military appreciation month, so we raise our glasses an extra time to salute service members, veterans and their families.  We don’t just celebrate...
John AP Conoley’s History

John AP Conoley’s History

John AP Conoley’s History Have you ever wondered about the man behind the Bogue Sound Distillery whiskey label? John Alexander Patterson Conoley (John A.P. Conoley) was a man who possessed perseverance, strength, and a life full of adventures.  On July 22, 1861...
The Stolen Stills Story

The Stolen Stills Story

The Stolen Stills Story A journey that stretched across the Atlantic Sea to Robeson County, North Carolina, spiraled into a historical story of distilling, theft, and confiscation. After Robert Burns raided the premises of Edward Curry and cut his still into two...
Celebrating National Vodka Day

Celebrating National Vodka Day

Celebrating National Vodka Day Rising in popularity since the 70’s, vodka is versatile, and it’s sure grown up since the disco era.  Vodka sales now top other liquors, representing 20 to 25 percent of all sales and earning vodka the label of most popular liquor....
October is NC Spirits Month

October is NC Spirits Month

October is NC Spirits Month Thanks to Governor Roy Cooper, October has been designated as North Carolina Spirits month.  We, of course, think you should celebrate.  We’ll join you. Bogue Sound Distillery is proud to have released Vitzellen Vodka and in limited...
Salute to Bourbon Heritage Month

Salute to Bourbon Heritage Month

SALUTE TO BOURBON HERITAGE MONTH September marks the official beginning of fall.  As we enjoy the changing leaves and cooler evenings, we can also enjoy the fact that it’s National Bourbon Heritage Month.  Raise your glass. On August 2, 2007 the US Senate declared the...
The Origin of the Manhattan

The Origin of the Manhattan

The Origin of the Manhattan The mysterious Manhattan cocktail evolved in the early 1870’s with a recipe that continues to evolve into multiple versions, today. The origin of the drink itself has been connected to two stories. The first story begins inside New York...
The Difference Between Bourbon & Whiskey

The Difference Between Bourbon & Whiskey

The Difference in Whiskey & Bourbon The Process Bourbon Whiskey Where it’s Produced America Global Ingredient 51% Corn 51 percent of Rye, rye malt, malt, or wheat Stored New charred-oak barrels, only Aged in wooden casks for anywhere from four to 50+ years,...