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Ruby Slipper is Partnering with Uncle Nearest Premium Whiskey to Benefit HBCUs

NEW ORLEANSRuby Slipper is partnering with Uncle Nearest Premium Whiskey for February and March to honor both Black History and Women’s History months.

Ruby Slipper is releasing three new tasty cocktails all featuring Uncle Nearest Whiskey. For each cocktail sold, Uncle Nearest is donating $1 to the top 58 ranked Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).

These drinks will be available Thursday, Feb. 1, through Sunday, March 31, so come grab one (or more) and help us raise money for HBCUs!

The cocktails will include: Ruby New Fashioned, Uncle Nearest’s Paloma, Uncle Nearest’s Bloody 1884

  • Uncle Nearest Premium Whiskey is the most awarded American Whiskey or Bourbon of 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022.
  • It is the first brand to honor an African American–the first known African American master distiller, Nearest Green.
  • The brand is Black woman founded, owned and led and is the fastest growing American whiskey brand in history.


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