Enjoy Arkansas Outdoors with To-Go Spirits


Chris Kotoun

Spending time in the outdoors is a way of life for a lot of us, and you don’t have to look far to find outdoor adventure in Arkansas! One of my favorite things to do is setting up camp for a few days and reconnecting with nature in the Ouachita National Forest mountain range spanning from Central Arkansas west to Oklahoma.

Image from  Wikipedia

Image from Wikipedia

After a day of hiking, fishing and exploring, we make our way back to camp and enjoy some time around the campfire for dinner and drinks. Recently, though, it’s become harder to justify using glass containers on the go. Glass is heavy, potentially dangerous to transport and it’s prohibited in many parks. You might think this limits your beverage options to canned beer—and until recently you’d be right—but high quality wine, spirits and other beverages in non-glass containers are a reality now.   

Here’s my favorite spirits pick.

Spirit To-Go Pick:


Old Forester 100 proof Bourbon in its 375 ml plastic bottle packs nicely for camping and backpacking. Old Forester 100 proof is a robust spirit that boasts characteristics of toffee, mocha, spice and toasted oak.

With all the beverage options in cans and plastic, please remember the most important rule to celebrating outdoors: celebrate responsibly.


Check out our picks for Outdoor Beer To-Go and Outdoor Wine To-Go.

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