ready to launch.png


by Fatimah Williams
January 18, 2018

Through their social media platforms and exclusive events, BBS social club boasts membership of African American bourbon and whiskey enthusiasts spanning from Oakland to Atlanta. Samara shows us how to create sold-out events, major brand partnerships, and an engaged social media community all while being an active mom and community leader.

100 Proof w/ Je Wesley LIVE!

Hosted By: Cherry Griffin
January 16, 2018

Samara Rivers and Fawn Weaver, founder of Uncle Nearest Whiskey and Uncle Nearest Foundation,  join the the 100 Proof Radio Show to discuss breaking down the stigma of women drinking whiskey. 
Whiskey And Natural Ice

Bourbon for Beginners: 5 Introductory Bourbons to Try Now

by Samara Rivers, published on, September 12, 2017

"The resurgence and popularity of bourbon over the past decade has piqued an interest and curiosity among alcohol consumers to learn more about—and have a deeper appreciation for—America’s native spirit. Since publicly announcing our social group, Black Bourbon Society, during last year’s National Bourbon Heritage Month, we have received many inquires from our “Bourbon Beginner” followers asking what bourbons they should try and how they should drink them....