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As 'Murican as apple pie - THIS is Bacon Bourbon. Introducing Ol' Major, the world's first bottled bacon bourbon.
As 'Murican as apple pie - THIS is Bacon Bourbon. Introducing Ol' Major, the world's first bottled bacon bourbon.
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Do us a favor. Listen to this:

If you like what you hear, play this at the same time...

And if you can... try and picture this:

Delicious sizzling bacon dropped right into a freshly opened bottle of your favorite bourbon.

Sound too good to be true?

Well, ladies and gentlemen, dream no more. May we proudly introduce our greatest invention...

Ol' Major Bacon Bourbon

Bacon has a rich (and fatty) history dating back before the times of Middle English. Originally, bacon or 'bacoun' was a term which referred to pork of all varieties. 

Well, we think that's ridiculous, and we are extremely appreciative that we don't live in the Middle Ages... That would suck.

Ol’ Major Bacon Bourbon is exactly what it sounds like: bacon combined with bourbon. Ol’ Major will be the world’s first commercially available bottled bacon bourbon.

Ol' Major Bacon Bourbon
Ol' Major Bacon Bourbon

We infuse award winning, barrel aged bourbon with delicious, all natural bacon to create a truly unique and tasty spirit. We will be blending and bottling Ol’ Major Bacon Bourbon in Nashville, Tennessee, one of the most hollowed grounds of the American Whiskey tradition.

As 'Murican as Bacon Bourbon! 

We have great gifts for you too! Check out our patented bottle opener sunglasses:

Ol' Major Bacon Bourbon Bottle Opener Sunglasses
Ol' Major Bacon Bourbon Bottle Opener Sunglasses
Ol' Major Caps
Ol' Major Caps
Ol' Major Bacon Bourbon T-Shirt
Ol' Major Bacon Bourbon T-Shirt
Hang Out w/ Lil' Major, Our Teacup Pig Mascot
Hang Out w/ Lil' Major, Our Teacup Pig Mascot

Ol' Major Bacon Bourbon was first conceived about two years ago.

Without bourbon, bacon, or even a bottle, a product was born online and you - the internet - broke our website by spreading the word on social media! Just two days after our website found its way online, the puny little server our site was on timed out.

We spent the next 20 months perfecting the recipe, getting approvals from the FDA and the TTB (the agency in charge of alcohol and spirits in the USA) and test marketing our brand.

What makes us different from many Kickstarter projects is that we ALREADY invested a significant amount to lay the groundwork to launch our product. We have signed up distributors (no easy task!) in over a dozen states throughout the country, and have access to the rest of the U.S., Canada and Europe (UK, Germany & France to begin with). This means that you will get to enjoy Ol’ Major Bacon Bourbon very shortly after our Kickstarter project is (hopefully!) funded successfully.

In order to produce enough product for our launch, we will need to:

  • Pay up front for blending, bottling and labeling at our selected Tennessee distillery
  • Pay for warehousing, logistics and Federal Excise taxes
  • Set up promotional and distribution budgets with our distributors

Today, we are just a couple of months away from releasing our delicious product into the world, but we need your help! The bourbon is aging, the bacon is sizzling, and all we have to do is get it into the bottles to ship out to a store near you!

We know you will love our product - we just need one last push to get from our distillery to the shelf! Help us, 'Murican Patriots!

The more money we raise, the more we can afford to produce and the sooner we can launch in all 50 states and Europe.

Here is a breakdown of the amount we feel we need to raise, to properly expand to different markets around the country:

$35,000 – initial launch in 10-12 states within 3 months of getting funded!
$35,000 – initial launch in 10-12 states within 3 months of getting funded!
$60,000 – expanded launch to 20 states!
$60,000 – expanded launch to 20 states!
$100,000 – launch in 30 states and the UK!
$100,000 – launch in 30 states and the UK!
$125,000 – launch in 40 states and the UK!
$125,000 – launch in 40 states and the UK!
$150,000 – launch in 50 states, the UK, France and Germany!
$150,000 – launch in 50 states, the UK, France and Germany!

Risks and challenges

We are competing with established brands with deep pockets who do whatever they can to keep new products from being successful. We will combine our industry experience and network with the power of bacon and bourbon. This is a huge undertaking, but we have the right product and the right team to make Ol’ Major Bacon Bourbon the smash hit it was always destined to be!

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    'Murican Patriot!
    Because we truly appreciate your help, we will recognize you on our website, as well as publicly thank you via social media! What better way to show your friends what a true 'Murican Patriot you are?

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    True 'Murican!
    You're the best, and you deserve the best. Ol' Major Bacon Bourbon branded sunglasses are coming your way. That's right... the ones with the built in bottle openers! Of course we'll also give you an online shout out...

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    'Murican Eagle!
    The world is barely ready for what's to come! We'll send you an Ol' Major T-Shirt and our amazing bottle opener sunglasses for you to rub in your friend's faces... Of course we'll also give you an online shout out.

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    Bourbon-y Brainchild!
    We'll produce 1 bottle in a Unique Limited Edition run of Ol' Major Bacon Bourbon with your name on the label, which will be delivered to a liquor store near you!

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    'Murican Hero!
    Private invitation to one of our launch parties (SF, NYC, LA, Seattle, Chicago, or London). That's right, Ol' Major is going to partying it up right nearby. Come check it out, and of course we'll also give you an online shout out too!

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    Bacon Addict!
    Bacon themed gift basket including things like our amazing Ol' Major strap back hat, indispensible bottle opener sunglasses, and T-shirt, delicious bacon candy, customized rocks glass and our favorite bacon cookbook "50 Shades of Bacon" signed by the founders of Ol' Major Bacon Bourbon

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    VIP Behind the Scenes Private Invitation
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    Bourbon-y Brainchild!
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    'Murican Innovator!
    Our founder and infused spirits expert knows the ins and outs of flavoring booze. Come to SF to learn the tricks of the trade and infuse your own flavors into your favorite alcohol at our infusion course! Of course we'll also give you an online shout out and a ticket to our SF launch party...

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    Brunchfast of Champions for the Bacon Buff!
    We'll set you and 4 friends up for a brunch featuring Ol' Major in your hometown. Of course we'll also give you an online shout out and a ticket to one of our launch parties...

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    Bourbon-y Brainchild!
    We'll produce 12 bottles in a Limited Edition run of Ol' Major Bacon Bourbon with your name on the label, which will be delivered to a liquor store near you! And we'll also give you a ticket to one of our launch parties...

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    Starry-Eyed 'Murican!
    Let's face it.. We all want to be as famous Babe. You'll appear in one of our future Ol' Major Bacon Bourbon advertisements. We will also make you a 'Murican Picker by providing you with a load of our great branded gear! We'll also give you a ticket to one of our launch parties...

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    Bacon Babysitter!
    Ol' Major Bacon Bourbon is getting really popular, but where would we be without our mascot, Lil' Major. Rent Lil' Major for a day and appear in our short film with this adorable little bacon-y creature (Also get some Ol' Major gear). Of course we'll also give you an online shout out and a ticket to one of our launch parties...

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