Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone Big Nose Kate western whiskey celebrity liquor

The Hollywood star Melissa McCarthy and her husband and fellow actor Ben Falcone are another example of celebrities getting involved in the liquor business, with their involvement in Big Nose Kate western whiskey. The company also secured investment from early stand funds Springdale Ventures and Goat Rodeo Capital.

They are the latest addition to the Inside the Cask’s Celebrity Liquor Index below:

Celebrity Liquor Index

  1. 50 Cent – EFFEN Vodka
  2. AC/ DC – Thunderstruck Tequila
  3. Adam Levine (Maroon 5) & Sammy Hagar (Van Halen) – Santo Fino Mezquila and Tequila
  4. Adam Levine (Maroon 5) & Behati Prinsloo – Calirosa Tequila
  5. Adam Woodyatt – Neat Gin
  6. Aisha Tyler -RTD label Courage + Stone
  7. A$AP Rocky – Mercer + Prince Blended Canadian whisky
  8. Bethenny Frankel (The Real Housewives of New York) – Skinnygirl beverage brand
  9. Billy F. Gibbons (ZZ Top) – Pura Vida Tequila
  10. Bill Murray/Mikhail Baryshnikov – Slovenia Vodka
  11. Blake Shelton – Smithworks Vodka
  12. Bob Dylan – Heaven’s Door Spirits
  13. Brett Ratner – The Hillhaven Lodge Whiskey
  14. Bruno Mars – SelvaRey Rum
  15. Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul (Breaking Bad) – Dos Hombres Mezcal
  16. CeeLo Green — Ty Ku Sake
  17. Channing Tatum – Born and Bred Vodka
  18. Charlie Sheen – Don Sueños Tequila
  19. Chaz Palminteri – BiVi Vodka
  20. Cheech Marin – Tres Papalote Mezcal
  21. Chris Noth – Ambhar Tequila
  22. Ciara – Ten To One Rum
  23. Conor McGregor – Notorious Irish Whiskey
  24. David Beckham – Haig Club grain scotch whisky
  25. Dan Aykroyd – Crystal Head Vodka
  26. Danny DeVito – Limoncello
  27. Darius Rucker – Backstage Southern Whiskey and Forbidden Bourbon
  28. Dennis Rodman – Bad Boy Vodka
  29. Drake – Virginia Black American Whiskey
  30. Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson – Teremana Tequila
  31. Ellie Goulding – Served Hard Seltzer
  32. Elon Musk – Tesla Tequila
  33. Eva Longoria – Casa Del Sol Tequila
  34. Florida Georgia Line – Old Camp Whiskey Co./ Wolf Moon Bourbon
  35. G-Eazy – Stillhouse Spirits
  36. Gene Simmons – Moneybag Vodka
  37. George Clooney – Casamigos Tequila
  38. George Strait – Código 1530 Tequila
  39. Giancarlo Esposito – Dirty Devil Vodka
  40. Gordon Ramsay – Six Rivers Gin
  41. Graham Norton – Wines and Gin
  42. Gusttavo Lima – Vermelhão
  43. GWAR – Catoctin Creek Ragnarök Rye
  44. Hanson Brothers of “MMMBop” song fame – Mmmhops beer
  45. Hilarie Burton Morgan and Jeffrey Dean Morgan – MF Libations
  46. Iron Maiden – Trooper beer
  47. Jack Savoretti – Portofino Dry Gin
  48. Jamie Foxx – BSB-Brown Sugar Bourbon
  49. Jason Derulo – Bedlam Vodka
  50. Jay-Z – D’USSE Cognac
  51. Jenson Button – Coachbuilt Blended Scotch whisky
  52. Justin Hartley – Revel Spirits
  53. Justin Timberlake – Sauza 901 Tequila
  54. Kate Hudson – King St. Vodka
  55. Kate Perry – De Soi alcohol-free aperitif
  56. Kendall Jenner – 818 Tequila
  57. Kenny Chesney – Blue Chair Bay Rum
  58. Kevin Hart – Gran Coramino cristalino tequila
  59. KISS – KISS Gin, KISS Dark Rum 
  60. Laura Whitmore – The Muff Liquor Company
  61. Lil Wayne – Bumbu Rum
  62. Ludacris – Conjure Cognac
  63. Mariah Carey – Black Irish Cream Liqueur
  64. Marilyn Manson – Absinthe Mansinthe
  65. Mark Wahlberg – Flecha Azul Tequila
  66. Matthew Mcconaughey – Wild Turkey Longbranch Whiskey
  67. Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone – Big Nose Kate western whiskey
  68. Metallica – Blackened Whiskey
  69. Michael Jordan, Jeanie Buss, Wes Edens, Emilia Fazzalari, and Wyc Grousbeck – Cincoro Tequila
  70. Miles Teller (recently joined by music producer Kygo and professional golfer Rickie Fowler) – The Finnish Long Drink
  71. Motörhead – Motörhead Whisky by Mackmyra
  72. Nick Jonas and John Varvatos – Villa One Tequila
  73. Paul Feig – Artingstall’s Gin
  74. Paul Wesley and Ian Somerhalder – Brother’s Bond straight bourbon whiskey
  75. Pharrell and NIGO – Storm Cowboy Sake
  76. Pitbull and Fergie – Voli Light Vodkas
  77. Rita Ora – Próspero Tequila
  78. Robert de Niro – VDKA 6100
  79. Rob McElhenney, Glenn Howerton and Charlie Day (co-creators of “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia”) – Four Walls whiskey
  80. Ron Jeremy – Ron de Jeremy Rum
  81. Ryan Reynolds – Aviation Gin
  82. Ryan Seacrest – Casa Dragones Tequila
  83. Sam Heughan – The Sassenach Deluxe Blended Scotch whisky and Tequila
  84. Sammy Hagar (Van Halen) – Sammy’s Beach Bar Rum
  85. Sara Sampaio – PHUNK hard seltzer
  86. Sean Combs – CÎROC Ultra-Premium Vodka
  87. Shay Mitchell – Onda canned sparkling tequila
  88. Slipknot – No. 9 Whiskey
  89. Snoop Dogg – Cuca Fresca Cachaça, Indoggo gin
  90. Sprouse – All-Wise Meadery
  91. Steven Soderbergh – Singani 63
  92. The Scorpions – The Scorpions Whisky by Mackmyra
  93. Thomas Rett – Dos Primos Tequila
  94. Walton Goggins – Mulholland Distilling spirits
  95. William H. Macy – Woody Creek Distillers
  96. Willie Nelson – Old Whiskey River Bourbon
  97. Wu-Tang Clan – Vodka and Liqueurs

For reference on previous Inside the Cask blog posts related to this topic:

2 Comments
  • hi , I think you have a few missing, 2 from the Mackmyra malt whisky brand where the massive heavy metal bands Motorhead and The Scorpions collaborated on their own bottlings…
    Also UK heavy metal legends Iron Maiden have their own beer called “Trooper” after one of by their famous songs..
    thanks for the blog and the list!

    • Andre de Almeida

      Thanks a lot for the feedback – the blog has now been updated with your suggested new entries

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