Rittenhouse Rye Whiskey

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About Rittenhouse Rye Whiskey

Founder: Harry Publicker
Year Founded: 1934
Distillery Location: Bernheim Distillery, Louisville, Kentucky

Visitor Center:

Heaven Hill Distillery and Bourbon Heritage Center
1311 Gilkey Run Road
Bardstown, KY
Tel: (502) 337 1000

Master Distiller / Blender: Master Distillers Parker Beam and Craig Beam

Rittenhouse Rye Whiskey Essential Facts

  • In 2006, the Rittenhouse 100 Proof Bottled-in-Bond Straight Rye was named North American Whiskey of the Year at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition. A great honor, especially since it sells for under $20.
  • The brand was started in Maryland and is now produced in Kentucky by Heaven Hill, which also owns bourbons Evan Williams and Elijah Craig.

How you should drink Rittenhouse Rye Whiskey

Types of Rittenhouse Rye Whiskey Available

  • Rittenhouse 100-Proof Bottled-in-Bond Straight Rye Whiskey
  • Rittenhouse 80-proof Straight Rye Whiskey
  • Rittenhouse 25-Year-Old Very Rare Single Barrel Straight Rye Whiskey

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  1. Bob Probert says


    I write a spirits column for The Record, the large daily newspaper in northern New Jersey. I’m currently working on a story about rye and am considering featuring Rittenhouse in the piece.

    Would you be interested in helping me with it? If so, please contact me at the email I listed or give me a call at 646.912.1338. If there is a public relations company you work with and would prefer I talk to, please send me their contact information.



  2. Brightyoungthing says

    Searched all around town. Can’t seem to find it near me :-/

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