Erik Brown

Current occupation?
Homeplace Manager at BDC Certified Partner, Old Forester Distilling Co.

Any nicknames, or work/industry alter egos? Is there a story behind it?
My father nicknamed me Biscuit after the famous racehorse, Seabiscuit.

Bis… Sorry—Erik. Describe your role with Old Forester in a tagline.
Allowing guests from around the world to experience the Hometown Bourbon of Bourbon's Hometown.

Favorite drinks?
Our Master Taster, Jackie Zykan created our GGB Punch for our bar George's. However, I love an ice cold Diet Dr. Pepper.

What’s your favorite spot and/or time to drink?
I love pouring myself a Perfect Old Fashioned while grilling on my back porch and watching a sporting contest on the TV.

How do you live a healthy BDC lifestyle?
Basketball. I love to play with my 7-year-old son, Alex anywhere we can find a hoop.

What are some of your personal mindful, better drinking habits or guidelines you live by or try to live by?
Know your limit, and be mindful of it.

Describe a favorite (or not so favorite) memory that is forever tied to a specific drink or experience.
The first time I tasted GGB Punch, SO GOOD!

If you had no obligations, what’s your ideal “day off?”
Spending a day a Churchill Downs watching the races and sipping on a Mint Julep.

What’s the most interesting place you’ve ever had a drink?
My first visit to Santiago, Chile and being introduced to a Pisco Sour.

In a sentence or two, why do you support and live a BDC lifestyle?
Simple. Out of respect for myself, my family, and my community.

Who should we grab a drink with next?
Juan Merizalde.

Hey, Juan! We’re coming for ya’! ;)

Erik, where can people learn more about you?
Instagram @erock011
Old Forester

Photo courtesy of Old Forester Distilling Co., and their awesome BDC Tribe members!