With the J.R. Ewing Bourbon flowing into drinks like a Manhattan and Texas Peach, a woman loved as much as the character J.R. Ewing walked into the bourbon launch party. Linda Gray, best known for her role as Sue Ellen Ewing joined invited guests at Del Frisco’s to officially introduce the J.R. Ewing Bourbon to retailers in Dallas.
The bourbon, inspired by the iconic and infamous Texas oil Tycoon J.R. Ewing is handcrafted and distilled in the heart of bourbon country. The 4-year-old, 80-proof light amber-colored straight bourbon was created before Mr. Larry Hagmans passing. With the blessing of his family, Warner Bros. Consumer Products and Warner Bros. Television group partnered with the Southfork Bottling Company to produce this fine bourbon.
During the event, Ms. Gray held a toast to Larry Hagman. It was emotional, funny and honored not only the man, but his legacy as J.R. Ewing and love of Dallas.
One of the highlights of the event was the opportunity we had to visit with Ms. Gray and ask a few questions. Continue reading