Defiant Whisky of Bostic wins 2015 Drammie Award
Defiant Whisky of Bostic was a Drammie Award winner again this year. Whiskeylovers.com awarded them Best Bang for the Buck for 2015. They were previously awarded a Drammie for Best New Whiskey in 2013.
Tim Ferris founded Defiant Whisky in 2010 with the market launch being in 2012. He states on their website: “Defiant is a new way of distilling. We’re not bound by barrels or recipes or tradition. We only use four ingredients. Nothing more. Premium American white oak, toasted to perfection. Specially cultured yeast, selected by myself. Two-row premium brewer’s barley and pure water from the Blue Ridge Mountains.”
Defiant American Single Malt Whisky is manufactured at Blue Ridge Distilling Company on their 550 acre campus in Bostic. They were founded in 2010, and market launched 12/12/2012. Defiant whiskey is currently available in 21 states and three countries with plans to expand.
All of Defiant Whisky’s employees are equity owners of the company.