I notice the movie is sponsored by Wyoming Whiskey. Nice one. How did you make that partnership? And was the film crew and athletes, um, fueled by this sponsor’s product?
Sam Pope: We wanted to reach out to Wyoming companies. Unfortunately, the Whiskey has two to four years until the first batch is complete. We did get to see 900 53-gallon barrels of whiskey waiting to mature. The only thing we have tasted was some grain alcohol-like substance, that goes into the initial process that we had while we were camping in Yellowstone. It tasted like rubbing alcohol and almost made Rob go blind. The Whiskey is being made by Steve Nally (Bourbon Hall of Fame) and former master distiller for Makers Mark. They are using all Wyoming ingredients from hand-selected sources. This Whiskey is going to be legit, but no, we were not powered by it, which may make for a more productive movie.
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