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    Good things take time.

    Great things take a decade.

    This limited release Kentucky Straight Rye
    Whiskey is just as unique in age as it is taste.

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    Kentucky Straight

    Bourbon Whiskey

    There’s nothing like that first sip of Basil Hayden’s, whether it be your first ever or the first of the night.

    Our Bourbon
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    A taste for all tastes

    Bottled at 80 proof, this light, yet full-flavored spirit is sure to please any palate. Enjoy it neat, on the rocks, or mixed into your favorite cocktail.

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Pull Up a Glass, Let
Us Show You Around

Let us start by thanking you for taking the time to learn a little more about our Basil Hayden’s Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey. With a spicy rye yet sweetly smooth flavor, ours is bourbon that finds favors in all quarters. So keep heading south, and we’ll gladly tell you more about it.


We Never Tire Of Making New Acquaintances


Aged to Taste

To preserve the subtle sophistication that makes it so sharable, Basil Hayden’s is aged to the perfect expression of its novel, spicy-sweet flavor profile.

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Straight From Our Home

Every drop of Basil Hayden’s is distilled in Clermont, Kentucky. Right in the heart of bourbon country, where friendliness is a way of life.

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Dressed To Impress

Basil Hayden’s just wouldn’t be Basil Hayden’s without its distinct wardrobe.

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Shared Often, Kindly

Everyone remembers the one who introduces them to Basil Hayden’s. So if you know someone who might enjoy us, feel free to make the introduction.

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What’s New

Have you tried our Basil Hayden’s 10 Year Old Bourbon?

Have you tried our Basil Hayden’s 10 Year Old Bourbon?

Crafted using the same high rye bourbon recipe that makes Basil Hayden’s Bourbon so unique, this special annual release is aged 10 years, adding complexity and deeper flavor to an already intriguing spirit. Try it now, while this limited release lasts.


Basil Hayden's x Wildsam

One Bottle. Two Gifts. For a Limited Time.

One Bottle. Two Gifts. For a Limited Time.

We’ve partnered with Wildsam, a travel book series made for the uncommonly curious, to bring you more to talk about at the table. Uncork the bottle, unfold the guide, and gather around for an evening that’s sure to get more interesting.

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Basil Hayden’s® Winter Spice Mule


2 parts Basil Hayden’s® Bourbon
3⁄4 part Fresh Lime Juice
1⁄2 part Simple Syrup
1⁄2 part Strawberry Jam Ginger Beer
2 dashes Angostura Bitters Rosemary Sprig (for garnish)


1. Combine all ingredients except for ginger beer and shake with ice.
2. Strain over ice into a rocks glass and top with ginger beer.
3. Garnish with a rosemary sprig.

Basil Hayden’s® Spiced Fig


2 parts Basil Hayden’s® Bourbon
¾ part Fresh Lime Juice
¾ part Simple Syrup
2 Ripe Figs, halved
Ground Cloves
1 Lime Wedge (for garnish)
1 Rosemary Sprig


1. Muddle figs in a shaker.
2. Add Basil Hayden’s® Bourbon, lime juice and simple syrup to shaker and shake with ice.
3. Strain into a coupe glass and top with ground cloves.
4. Garnish with a lime wedge and rosemary sprig.

Basil Hayden’s® Spiced Apple Harvest


2 parts Basil Hayden’s® Bourbon
¾ parts Cinnamon Syrup*
3 Cloves
¾ parts Lime Juice
3 Apple Slices
2 dashes Angostura® Bitters
Fan of Apple Slices (for garnish)


1. Combine cinnamon syrup and cloves in a cocktail shaker and shake vigorously for 10 seconds.
2. In a separate shaker, muddle apple slices.
3. Strain cinnamon syrup and clove mixture into shaker with muddled apples, and add Basil Hayden’s® Bourbon and lime juice.
4. Shake for ten seconds and strain into a lowball glass filled with ice.
5. Add two dashes of bitters to the top of the drink to create a float.
6. Garnish with a fan of apple slices.

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