‘The Vampire Diaries’: Ian Somerhalder and Paul Wesley Tease Their New Project

by Jeremy Spirogis
Ian Somerhalder and Paul Wesley

The Vampire Diaries alums Ian Somerhalder and Paul Wesley have teamed up once more, however this time they’re making whiskey. The former scene companions have been busily stoking pleasure concerning the new enterprise, aptly named Brother’s Bond Bourbon. Here’s how the co-stars turned business colleagues have been touting the drink.

Ian Somerhalder and Paul Wesley
Ian Somerhalder and Paul Wesley | Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for PCA

The Brother’s Bond Bourbon title is a intelligent spin on the Somerhalder-Wesley connection

In the Spring of 2020, earlier than launching the brand new grownup beverage model, Somerhalder teased the product throughout a go to to The Kelly Clarkson Show. He informed the daytime speak present host about his newest collaboration with Wesley. The actors put their heads collectively to create a spirit positive to enchantment to whiskey lovers and followers of The Vampire Diaries.

At the time, Somerhalder stored mum concerning the title of the product, however in hindsight, it’s clear that the entrepreneur dropped a serious trace. He informed Clarkson, “We love each other. We have wanted to kill each other about 800 times. But that means brothers.”

It seems that Somerhalder and Wesley developed a cohesion throughout their eight-year run on The Vampire Diaries. They performed undead siblings on the supernatural romance collection, and plainly the off-screen camaraderie has flourished right into a probably worthwhile partnership.

Wesley and Somerhalder are ‘thrilled’ to carry followers the brand new beverage

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Although Brothers Bond Bourbon isn’t but obtainable to the general public, Wesley gave his Instagram followers a peek on the product line. In a candid picture taken by Somerhalder’s spouse, Nikki Reed, Wesley and Somerhalder pattern the whiskey, and the 2 have a lot on reserve with a number of bottles perched subsequent to them.

In the caption, Wesley wrote, “Ladies and gents, me and my homie, Ian Somerhalder, aka Smoldeypants, are so thrilled to bring you our latest venture: Brother’s Bond Bourbon. Can’t wait to share it with you! Sign up at brothersbondbourbon.com for all the latest news and updates.”

Somerhalder shared the identical photograph, together with a couple of others in a lengthier Instagram post selling the beverage and offering insights into its creation. He shared, partially, “Many many many fire-side nights sipping, balancing, blending, testing, spilling and dreaming over and over again. Then we found it. That complexity we searched so hard for, those nuances to the palate and aromas to the nose; yet all for the soul. We did this for you, for us… Are you ready to try some? Will you sign up so we can stay in touch with you? What do ya think?”

Somerhalder gave followers a more in-depth look of Brother’s Bond Bourbon

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Brother’s Bond is probably not on the cabinets but, however Somerhalder is doing a outstanding job of constructing consciousness across the 80-proof drink. He gave social media followers an up-close have a look at a brand-new bottle, which includes a snazzy design. The label options a picture of a tree with two figures sitting on the base. The lettering boasts a “hand selected batch” that was “distilled and aged in the tradition of all great bourbon.”

In the caption for the close-up photograph of the bottle, Somerhalder wrote, “Here it is. Our passion. Our baby. Ladies and gentlemen, please meet, Brother’s Bond Bourbon. Time. Quality. Passion. Distilled for you and me. We appreciate your support more than you know. If you are 21 years or older in the United States or legal drinking age in your home country, please go to Brothersbondbourbon.com to sign up. We can’t wait to share with you! Please share this website address with friends and family. Let’s bond. Love, Ian and Paul.”

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