Basil Hayden®

In 1796, Master Distiller Basil Hayden Sr. broke 'the rules' by mixing small grains into the mash of a traditional corn base. Basil conjectured that the spicy flavour of rye would be a striking complement to the sweet smoothness of corn in his distillery's standard bourbon, resulting in a unique, singular small batch bourbon whiskey that was blessed with rich hints of peppermint, notes of pepper, slight citrus overtones, and a spicy, warming finish.

Artfully aged to taste at a relatively mild 80 proof, Basil Hayden's is still a small batch bourbon, but with broader appeal.


Modest aromatics, a touch of spice, a hint of citrus and light lavender floral tones


Spicy rye with a slight honeyed sweetness


Sweetness that fades into a freshness of citrus zest and floral tones with a light spiciness

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