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Rock Town Distillery

  • Happy Hour Wine & Spirits 9105 U.S. 71 Fort Smith, AR, 72908 United States (map)

Rock Town Distillery Tasting Event!

Get ready for a ROCK'N tasting event!  Only at Happy Hour Wine & Spirits between 3:00PM-6:00PM can you get a live tasting of Arkansas Moonshine.  More details to come!  Below is a quick description of a few Rock Town Distillery Moonshines!



Rock Town Vodka is our answer to an affordable hand crafted mixable vodka.  Distilled 6 times from corn and filtered to be ultra smooth.  It’s the smoothest vodka you’ll ever try.

Comes in three sizes.  750ml, 1L and 1.75L


2014 Ultimate Spirits Challenge

93/100 – Excellent, Highly Recommended

Tasting Notes: Green apple and pureed cooked corn dominate the nose with a faint vestige of mango. Ripe and lush in the mouth with wild citrus flavors coming forward before retreating into a smooth and mineral-driven finish. Outstanding.

Vodka, Coffee Liqueur,


Rock Town Muscadine Shine is a true southern delicacy. We took real Arkansas red muscadine juice and blended it with a little Rock Town Shine to make this seasonal release.

It’s great on the rocks, with sprite or in an OMG.

O – 1 oz Orange Juice
M – 2 oz Rock Town Muscadine Moonshine
G – 2 oz Ginger Ale



Rock Town Distillery’s Coffee Liqueur is handmade by traditional methods, one small batch at a time. Blended with cold brewed coffee made from Leiva’s Arkansas roasted Guatemalan Coffee beans. Leiva’s uses profits to help improve the lives of their coffee growers and their families in Guatemala.

20% alc/vol, 40 proof


Arkansas Apple Pie 100 Proof  Lightning

Well, Rock Town Distillery have finally put two of our favourite things together; lightning and apple pie!

Unfortunately, this didn't actually create the walking, talking apple pie that we thought it would (an idea fuelled by the classic novel Frankenstein and the classic 1986 film Short Circuit). What we've actually got is a sweeter, easier to sip version of Rock Town's Arkansas Lightning (moonshine), with plenty of delicious apple and warming cinnamon, "just like Grandaddy used to make"!


Our bourbon is distilled from Arkansas corn and wheat right here at the distillery in downtown Little Rock. We’re proud that we keep things local. We age our bourbon here at the distillery in small new charred oak barrels that were coopered right here in Arkansas at Gibbs Brothers Cooperage. That’s right, we use Arkansas Corn, Arkansas Wheat, we distill the whiskey in Arkansas, age it in an Arkansas made barrel to be Arkansas’ first ever Bourbon Whiskey.

Our Bourbon is milled, mashed, fermented, distilled, aged, bottled and packaged at the distillery in Little Rock. We’re makers not fakers.

Tasting notes:
A sweet and smoky perfume of roasted corn, breakfast cereal and brown sugar with delicate baked cherry notes. Smooth and sweet on the palate. Very subtle and deep notes of almond, brown sugar and freshly baked biscuits. The sweet and nutty notes linger into the finish.

92 proof / 46% ABV


*Will not be at tasting event* - Other Features From Rock Town:

Rock Town Original Lightning Moonshine

Distilled in a copper potstill just like grandaddy used to make.

Grandaddy used to make a little lightning (moonshine) every now and then and mix it with apple juice and cinnamon to make it taste smooth and sippable. Now you too can have Grandaddy’s Arkansas Lightning.  Smooth and delicious.

Arkansas Lightning Peach

A naturally flavoured Peach liqueur made with Rock Town distillery's popular 'moonshine', Arkansas Lightning. Given that the apple blossom is the official state flower, it's perhaps unsurprising that they've previously produced an Apple Pie Arkansas Lightning, but they're yet to do a honey one, despite the honeybee being the official state insect(!). Milk, meanwhile, is actually the official state beverage.



Arkansas Hot Lightning

Those Rock Town chaps have been at it again! Not content with combining their Arkansas Lightning (moonshine) with delicious apple and warming cinnamon flavours for an Apple Pie liqueur "just like Grandaddy used to make", they've also produced this big hitting hot cinnamon number too. Think spicy Big Red sweets, except naturally flavoured!



Arkansas Grape Lightning

Rock Town Grape Arkansas Lightning was introduced September 2013.  It is one of five moonshine flavors crafted at the first legal distillery in the state of Arkansas since prohibition. 

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Earlier Event: January 24
10% OFF!
Later Event: January 31
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