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A Lasting Legacy

A Lasting Legacy

HARRY SHAPIRA’S VISION LIVES ON IN NEW HEAVEN HILL BOURBON EXPERIENCE Around the year 2000, Heaven Hill’s owners knew the company needed a bona fide tourism experience. They knew the American Whiskey boom was coming, and impressive tourism experiences unfolding at other Kentucky distilleries far exceeded the company’s informal, “Just show up and we’ll show […]

Tales from the Hill Podcast Returns

Podcast continues the conversation with the people who craft award-winning American Whiskey At Heaven Hill Distillery, we believe in sharing the stories behind our spirits and learning from the people who know them best. That’s why in 2019, we launched the Tales from the Hill podcast. The series provides a unique, behind-the-scenes look into the […]

Introducing Square 6 Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

Each day at the Evan Williams Bourbon Experience in Louisville, Ky., artisanal distillers produce one barrel of American Whiskey and then patiently wait for it to come to age.

The Insider Look at Bourbon

Just west of downtown Louisville sits Heaven Hill’s Bernheim Distillery — the only heritage distillery to produce every major style and type of American Whiskey, with five signature mashbills.

The Magic of Mellow Corn

Have you ever tasted Mellow Corn Straight Corn Whiskey? Or, perhaps better asked: Have you even heard of Mellow Corn, that delicious, lightly sweet, golden-hued Bottled-in-Bond beauty known

Old Fitzgerald Bottled-in-Bond: Spring 2021 Release

BARDSTOWN, Ky. – Heaven Hill Distillery announced today the release of the spring 2021 edition of Old Fitzgerald Bottled-in-Bond Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey at eight years old.

Larceny Barrel Proof Wins 2020 Whisky of the Year

Whisky Advocate Names Larceny Barrel Proof #1 Whisky of 2020 2020 has been an eventful year to say the least. But all of us at Heaven Hill Distillery are proud to share some positive events in the form of recognition from Whisky Advocate magazine and their esteemed panel of judges. Larceny Barrel Proof Bourbon was […]

Celebrating 85 Years of Lifting America’s Spirit

On December 13th, 1935, Heaven Hill Distillery filled its first barrel of Bourbon. The Shapira family had just opened the brand new Old Heavenhill Springs Distillery in Bardstown, KY. Four years later, Old Heaven Hill Bottled-in-Bond became the number one Bourbon whiskey in the state of Kentucky.

Introducing Our 85th Anniversary Single Barrel Bourbon

As part of our 85th Anniversary celebration, Heaven Hill is proud to announce the release of Heaven Hill 85th Anniversary 13-Year-Old Single Barrel Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey. This single barrel limited-edition release celebrates the 85 years of family-owned, distilling tradition.

The Legacy of Mike Sonne, Master Taster

Reflecting on the career of one of the most refined palates at Heaven Hill “Process engineer” is Mike Sonne’s official title at Heaven Hill Distillery, but neither of those words provides any insight into the coolest aspect of his job: the role of master taster. Though his palate is but one among several on the […]

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