Hot Rods, Casey Jones Distillery Announce Major Partnership for Bootleggers Nights

Distillery to sponsor "Bootleggers Night" every Thursday with custom mini-bar

By by Shawn Murnin / Bowling Green Hot Rods | March 5, 2019 5:52 PM


Bowling Green, KY- The Bowling Green Hot Rods, Class-A affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays and 2018 Midwest League Champions, are proud to announce a major partnership with Casey Jones Distillery (Hopkinsville, KY). Throughout the 2019 season, Casey Jones Distillery will be the exclusive sponsor of the Hot Rods' "Bootlegger Nights" every Thursday.

In 2016, the Hot Rods began playing under the name "Bowling Green Bootleggers" as a one-night-only promotion that earned the Hot Rods the MiLBY for "Promo of the Year". This season, the Bootleggers are back every Thursday and Casey Jones Distillery will be featured as the title sponsor.

"We are very excited about the partnership with Casey Jones Distillery," Hot Rods COO/GM Eric Leach said. "Their brand, dedication, and passion align perfectly with the Bootleggers moniker and the level of quality we attempt to bring to our fans. We are looking forward to a long partnership with them."

In addition to the partnership, the Hot Rods are adding a custom mini bar made from used Casey Jones Distillery barrels. The bar will be located at the main stadium entrance while fans can purchase the distillery's offerings at various points of sale on the concourse, as well as, in the freshly enhanced Reinhart Club. The Hot Rods and Casey Jones Distillery will be making the full suite of small batch, craft moonshine products by Casey Jones Distillery and several flavored Moonaritas the company has grown famous for available for fans to enjoy.

About Casey Jones Distillery

Casey Jones Distillery was founded in 2014 by Arlon Casey Jones, a direct descendant of the company's namesake, and Peg Hays. The indomitable husband and wife team operate the Hopkinsville, KY based company with a focus on tradition and authenticity in the distillation of smallbatch craft distilled spirits. Building on a rich family heritage steeped in Kentucky spirits, Casey Jones offers both single barrel bourbon and historic moonshine; one taste and see why you'll call it magic.

The Hot Rods open their 11th season in southcentral Kentucky on Saturday April 6th against the Dayton Dragons. Mini-plans and season tickets are available now by calling the Hot Rods Front Office at 270-901-2121 or by visiting

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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