Acknowledged as the epicentre of both American music and whiskey production, it was only fitting that Bob Dylan's venture should lay its roots in Tennessee. It's home to the distillery and offices of the artist's company, Heaven's Door, which is self-styled as the perfect blend of art and craft.
Named after his 1973 hit 'Knockin' on Heaven's Door', the 2018 collection included a Tennessee Straight Bourbon Whiskey, Double Barrel Whiskey and Straight Rye Whiskey finished in oak barrels from France. Collectors may notice the distinctive label design, which incorporates one of the artist's distinctive gates that he designs, assembles and welds in his metalworking studio, Black Buffalo Ironworks.
Since then, the project has launched in the UK and been featured by Forbes and Rolling Stone. In 2020, he released his Bootleg Series, which featured ceramic bottles bearing his art, including the iconic 'Train Tracks' graphic. In September that year, he recorded an episode for his Theme Time Radio Hour series, in which he discussed the cultural influence of whiskey.
In an interview with the press, Dylan commented: "You don't always find inspiration. Sometimes it finds you. We wanted to create a collection of American whiskeys that would each tell a story."
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03/11/2020The second instalment of this prestigious series features six hand-signed limited edition graphics showcasing music released between 1963 and 1966.
07/07/2017Titled ‘the most important figure in pop-culture history’, the legend of Bob Dylan continues to live on through his art. Shop his works online, including The Drawn Blank Series, Mondo Scripto and The Beaten Path.
09/08/2017As one of the iconic musician’s most collected artworks, ‘Train Tracks’ continues to fascinate a global audience. Reinvented since 2008, it symbolises his travels across America.
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