Pendleton Whiskey named “RMEF Official Whiskey”

MISSOULA, Mont. — The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation is pleased to announce Pendleton Whiskey as its official whiskey beginning this month.

Born in the iconic western town of Pendleton, Oregon and named for the revered Pendleton Round-Up rodeo, Pendleton Whiskey celebrates the spirit of the American cowboy and is known for its smooth and complex flavor.

“We are able to advance our mission to ensure the future of elk, other wildlife, their habitat and our hunting legacy thanks to the support of our members, volunteers and valued conservation supporters like Pendleton Whiskey,” said Steve Decker, director of conservation resources. of RMEF. . “This new relationship is rooted in a celebration of the hunting and western lifestyle that both organizations share and cherish.”

Pendleton Whiskey intensified its support for RMEF across the board with engagements with RMEF Films, the RMEF Mountain Festival, Bugle Magazine, participation in RMEF Total Archery Challenge events in South Dakota, Pennsylvania and Michigan, and by being the Official Whiskey of RMEFHunter. & Outdoor Christmas Expo.

“The hard work and dedication required to protect the habitat of moose and other wildlife reflect Pendleton Whisky’s core values,” said Lander Otegui, senior vice president of marketing for Proximo Spirits. “We admire RMEF for their efforts in support of moose and conservation across the country and are proud to be their 2023 sponsors.”

About Pendleton Whiskey:

Pendleton whiskey is imported and bottled in Hood River, Oregon, and is available nationwide. The oak barrel-aged whiskey uses glacier-fed spring water from Oregon’s Mt. Hood and is known for its rich, complex flavor and extraordinarily smooth taste. Pendleton Whiskey is the Official Whiskey of the Professional Bull Riders (PBR) and the Official Whiskey of the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA). Pendleton Whiskey is owned and distributed by Proximo Spirits. For the fifth consecutive year, Pendleton Whiskey has been named one of Impact’s Most Popular Brands, for being one of the fastest growing spirits labels in the US. Visit Pendleton Whiskey online at or at @PendletonWhisky on Facebook and Instagram.

Pendleton® Blended Canadian Whiskey. 40% Alc./Vol. (80 tests). ©2023 Pendleton Distillers, Lawrenceburg, IN. Please drink responsibly. LET’ER BUCK and the bucking horse logo are registered trademarks of The Pendleton Round-Up Association. PENDLETON is a registered trademark of Pendleton Woolen Mills.

About the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation:

Founded more than 38 years ago and fueled by hunters, RMEF supports more than 225,000 members and has conserved more than 8.6 million acres for elk and other wildlife. RMEF also works to open and improve public access, fund and advocate for science-based resource management, and ensure the future of America’s hunting heritage. Find out why “Hunting Is Conservation™” at or 800-CALL ELK.