Slocum & Sons and Hood River Distillers hosted a VIP reception with Pendleton Whisky on September 30 at the XL Center in Hartford, welcoming the Professional Bull Riders (PBR) Velocity Tour in conjunction with Frontier Communications. Pendleton Whisky is the official Spirit of the ProRodeo Cowboy Association (PRCA) and the presenting sponsor of the All American ProRodeo Series, which includes 400-plus rodeos. It is the official whisky of the PBR Velocity Tour, which is visiting cities across the U.S. this fall. Oregon-based Hood River Distillers blends handcrafted Canadian whiskies to create its collection.
Photos by Mike Leung.