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The Essential Role of Kentucky Limestone Water

For a spirit with such a nuanced and complex flavor profile, Bourbon is made from decidedly few ingredients. All of those deep caramels, lingering baking spices, subtle fruit, and smoke notes emerge from a simple-but-exacting combination of grain, yeast, charred oak… and, of course, water.

Old Fitzgerald Bottled-in-Bond: Fall 2020 Release

Heaven Hill Distillery Announces Latest Edition of the Old Fitzgerald Bottled-in-Bond Decanter Series Heaven Hill Distillery is proud to announce the release of the fall 2020 edition of Old Fitzgerald Bottled-in-Bond Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey. At 14-years-old, this release is comprised of barrels produced in fall of 2005, and bottled in fall of 2020. The […]

Craft in American Whiskey

In the world of American Whiskey making, craft has a variety of connotations. For some, craft has become identified only with small operations, producing expressions of exclusivity and limited supply. But that’s only part of the full, rich story of American Whiskey.

How to Decipher a Whiskey Label like a Pro

There’s a saying here in Kentucky… “The best Bourbon is the one you like the best.” This reflects the straightforward attitude that people around here bring to American Whiskey, the product we get to share with the world and helps to fuel our regional identity.

How to Store & Care for Your Whiskey Collection

That rare find. A vintage release. Some of your favorite standbys, poised and on-the-ready for an evening pour. As anyone attuned to the American Whiskey conversation on social media knows, whiskey collecting has grown immensely in the last few years, and proudly displaying one’s personal stock has become a hallmark of the Bourbon Boom.

How Heaven Hill is Giving Back

Heaven Hill Distillery is the largest family-owned and operated Bourbon distillery in America, and we are proud of the spirits we craft here in Kentucky. But more than that, we’re proud to be part of a community

Remaining Steadfast During COVID-19

American Whiskey has always been a long game. After founding our distillery and filling our very first barrels of Bourbon, we had to wait a full four years for that whiskey to age properly before releasing Old Heaven Hill Bottled-in-Bond in 1939.

Producing Hand Sanitizer to Fight COVID-19

Heaven Hill Distillery is proud to be dedicating part of our operations facilities to the production, bottling, and donation of hand sanitizer.

How Open-Air Rickhouses Shape the Flavor of Whiskey

One afternoon, about three years after the first barrels were placed in the rickhouses at Cox’s Creek Barrel Preserve, Mike Sonne was making a routine quality check on the whiskey.

Our Latest Release: Larceny Barrel Proof Bourbon

There’s a legend that surrounds John E. Fitzgerald. According to lore, he built a Bourbon distillery on the banks of the Kentucky River in the 1870s and sold his fine whiskey to steamships and railroad lines.

Discover Our American Whiskey


You've heard of Evan, Elijah, and Larceny. Now discover our entire American Whiskey portfolio.