Darek Bell


Owner of Corsair and Bell and Associates Construction, LP, Mr. Bell’s focus on invention drives Corsair’s reputation as the leading US distillery for innovative whiskeys. His first recipe, Triple Smoke, has multiple Whiskey of the Year awards to its credit. Darek was trained at the Siebel Brewing Institute and the Bruichladdich Distilling Academy in Islay, Scotland. Darek is author of multiple books on commercial distillation techniques (“Alt Whiskeys” and “Fire Water”).

Darek’s contracting company has been involved in the most iconic projects in Nashville’s history like the Bell South Tower and the new Sounds Ballpark, and it recently finished the largest green building in the state, the Music City Center.