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.
Rittenhouse Rye Bottled in Bond
Rittenhouse Straight Rye Whisky has a storied past with a heritage that commemorates Philadelphia's famous Rittenhouse Square. Bottled-in-Bond, today's Rittenhouse carries the distinct, spicy flavour that is long associated with the brand. Rittenhouse is the Rye Whisky of choice for both mixologists and whisky aficionados alike.
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.