Even though summer is my favorite season, the downside to this time of year is that my favorite TV shows are on summer break. To fill this void in viewers’ lives, beverage companies have released drinks inspired by popular TV shows to at least give them a taste of the action.
Last spring, Southfork Bottling Co. teamed up with Warner Bros. Entertainment to release J.R. Ewing Bourbon. The 4-year-old, 80-proof bourbon is a nod to the infamous Texas tycoon that everyone loved to hate on “Dallas.” Like J.R.’s bourbon barware on the show, this bourbon bottle bears his signature but also features a picture of Southfork Ranch. Originally available in 14 states across the South and Midwest, the company plans to expand distribution to the East and West during June and July and internationally by the end of the year, it says.