Heaven Hill was founded shortly after the repeal of Prohibition in 1935. Heaven Hill's location in the historical home of bourbon-making, coupled with its status as the only such company still under local ownership, has led it to take a role in curating and advertising bourbon tradition. In 2004, the Bourbon Heritage Centre was opened on distillery grounds, featuring historical exhibits and guided tours of the plant. The company also hosts the annual Kentucky Bourbon Festival, and many of the company's own labels are named after famous local distillers.
Evan Williams Single Barrel
Evan Williams Single Barrel is the only vintage dated single barrel Bourbon on the market. Similar to the way vintage wines are selected, our distillers hand-select individual barrels that meet the specifications they've established. Then each bottle is marked with the vintage date it was put into oak, along with the year it was bottled and the exact barrel number of the single barrel that the Bourbon was drawn from.
Nose: Dried fruits and soft spices. Cocoa and butterscotch, alongside orange peel, cinnamon and caramel.
Palate: Thick, fruity palate with chocolate oranges, cassia bark, nutmeg and oak. Tannic like brewed Assam tea.
Finish: Tangy fruit and quite coppery. Marmalade and spice. Lingering tea like tannins.