Mr. & Mrs. Bourbon Company

Mr. & Mrs. Bourbon Company (MMBC) was founded by Russ Smith in 2019 and is co-founded by Cecy Linzey. Holding over 100,000 barrels, MMBC is a private partnership between Smith and legendary distillers from across Kentucky. Smith is known globally for his success on the basketball court, but MMBC is his full time passion and a labor of love for all things bourbon, whiskey, and Kentucky. Russ Smith was a standout Louisville Basketball player and helped win the 2013 National Championship. He went on to play for New Orleans Pelicans and the Memphis Grizzlies. Mr. and Mrs. Bourbon Company is Russ’s way of paying homage to the town and culture that he grew to love and call his own. A Brooklyn, NY native, basketball brought Smith to Kentucky in 2010 and it has been a marriage in the making ever since. Each release is developed in celebration of those who supported Russ on his journey to become the athlete, philanthropist and business owner he is today.