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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.

    Our Cocktails


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.

Our Bourbon

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.

Our Bourbon

Dressed To Impress

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

Our Bourbon

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.

Our Bourbon

Bourbon Manhattan


2 parts Basil Hayden's® Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
1 part sweet vermouth
2 dashes aromatic bitters
Amarena or Luxardo cherry


1. Combine ingredients over ice in a mixing glass.
2. Stir thoroughly.
3. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass neat or on the rocks.
4. Garnish with a cherry.

Bourbon Old Fashioned


2 parts Basil Hayden's® Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
2 teaspoons Demerara syrup* (can be replaced with simple syrup)
3 dashes Angostura® bitters
Orange peel
*Demerara Syrup:
     2 parts Demerara or Turbinado sugar
     1 part water


1. Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass with ice.
2. Stir until well chilled.
3. Strain into a rocks glass over fresh ice.
4. Garnish with an orange peel, expressing the oils over the top of the drink and placing the peel in the glass.

Basil Hayden's®


1 part Basil Hayden's® Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
3/4 part Aperol® Aperitif
3/4 part Dolin® Rouge Sweet Vermouth
Orange peel


1. Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass with ice.
2. Stir until cold.
3. Strain liquid into glass and serve up or with a large ice cube.
4. Garnish with an orange peel.

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