blended by good fortune.
Bottled by us. 

An award-winning Small batch blend of rum & rye whiskey.

Batch No. 1: Kentucky bourbon barrel finished 12-year-old Trinidad rum together with cask strength rye whiskey. 103 proof. 


Our Story 


Our founders, Jordan Morris and Turner Wathen, spent years planning and plotting a product that's uniquely different from any other spirit, yet rich with the craft of Kentucky distilling.

The duo got way more than they bargained for when their 12-year-old Trinidad rum—finished in Kentucky bourbon barrels—was inadvertently mixed with barrel-proof rye whiskey. While they didn't plan to blend these two wonderful spirits, the outcome was fortuitous, to say the least.

The inaugural batch of Fortuitous Union, an accidental blend of 12-year-old Trinidad rum (with no additives) and 5-year-old rye whiskey, promises to be one of the most unique and flavorful spirits on the market. This rare, speciality spirit combines the finest qualities of rum with the trusted edge of barrel-proof rye whiskey.



Fortuitous Union Bottle

Batch No.1: our innagural batch of deliciousness
Total bottles: 1650 | Proof: 103° | ABV: 51.5%
Tasting notes:
Honey amber
Butterscotch, cinnamon,
clove, coffee.
Seasoned oak, vanilla,
maple syrup, citrus.
Toasted almond, vanilla,
seasoned oak, tea leaves.

Fortuitous Union sports a sugary nose that mingles molasses, butterscotch, and cinnamon, which is offset by a sharp spicy edge. It’s a savory aroma of agreeable intensity, and is unique yet still familiar. The rum’s vanilla and burnt caramel sweetness is nicely cut by a hearty spice that does well to turn this into something of its own creation. The finish is equally rich with a long lasting sugary and oak centric side.


We've done a lot of recipe testing around here. Fortuitous Union is best enjoyed neat, but works beautifully in classic cocktails. 


2018 San Francisco world spirits competition

Silver Award Medal Winner


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