Basil Hayden Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey


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Welcome to the legacy of Basil Hayden Sr., where defiance meets masterful artistry. In 1796, this visionary Maryland transplant dared to diverge, blending small grains with the traditional corn base. Amidst skeptics, Basil unveiled his pioneering belief: that the fiery zest of rye could harmoniously dance with corn's sweet melodies. Against all odds, his innovation flourished, gifting us a bourbon of unparalleled distinction.

Color: Immerse yourself in its golden radiance, reminiscent of a time when candlelight illuminated tales of bold ventures.

Aroma: Be enticed by a rich bouquet, where bold peppermint hints intermingle with notes of pepper and a gentle brush of citrus. Every inhale is an invitation to Basil Hayden Sr.'s audacious era, promising a journey of olfactory wonder.

Taste: Delight in its masterful blend, a testament to two centuries of perfection. Experience the initial rush of rye's spiciness, seamlessly blending with the creamy smoothness of corn. This dance is enriched by peppermint nuances, gentle citrus hints, and a whisper of pepper, creating a palate that's both intricate and inviting.

Finish: Savor the lasting embrace, a warm, spicy finale, reminiscent of Basil's revolutionary vision—a gentle reminder of the bourbon's rich heritage and unmatched caliber.

Matured gracefully at a gentle 80 proof, Basil Hayden® remains true to its origins. It is a bourbon with a history, yet modern in its appeal. Over 200 years have passed, but the essence remains unchanged: a small batch bourbon that resonates with both purists and the contemporary palate. The enduring message from 1796 remains: enjoy our Kentucky straight bourbon whiskey responsibly, savoring each drop of history and craftsmanship.

Bottle Engraving: Symbolizing two centuries of innovation and tradition, this bottle is the canvas for your personal narrative. Choose our custom engraving service, and your sentiments will be elegantly immortalized on the bottle, transforming this bourbon into a timeless keepsake or a treasured gift.