• Heaven Hill Distilleries headquarters are located in Bardstown, Kentucky, USA and they are a private family owned company. Heaven Hill was founded after the repeal of Prohibition in 1935.
  • Joseph L. Beam (Jim Beam’s first cousin) and a member of the Shapira family started the company, along with some investors who were bought out by five brothers of the Shapira family. Joe Beam remained as the Master Distiller and since then, all of the Master Distillers have been members of the Beam family.
  • Heaven Hill brands include: Aristocrat Whiskey, Bernheim Wheat Whiskey, Cabin Still, Echo Spring, Elijah Craig, Evan Williams, Fighting Cock, Georgia Moon Corn Whiskey, Glen Salen Pure Malt Scotch Whisky, Heaven Hill, Henry McKenna, J.T.S. Brown, J.W. Dant, Kentucky Deluxe Blended Whiskey, Kentucky Supreme, Larceny, Mellow Corn, Old Fitzgerald, Pikesville Rye Whiskey, Private Cellar, Parkers Heritage Collection, Rittenhouse Straight Rye Whiskey, T.W. Samuels, Virgin Bourbon.
January 26, 2024

Investing Beyond the Bottle: The Lucrative & Exciting World of Bourbon Barrels

Investing in whiskey has, historically, offered higher returns and less volatility when compared to traditional financial markets. The rapid growth in demand for whiskey in the United States and abroad has created an environment in which distilleries have been unable to produce a sufficient quantity of casks, driving prices increasingly […]
March 30, 2018

John E. Fitzgerald Larceny Wheated Bourbon

WhiskyRant’s conclusions Tasting notes John E. Fitzgerald Larceny is a wheated Kentucky bourbon coming from Bernheim Distillery owned by Heaven Hill Distilleries. Wheated bourbon means that the secondary grain used in the mash bill is wheat rather than the more conventional choice of rye. Wheat makes the bourbon smoother. The […]
September 2, 2017

Pikesville 6YO 110 Proof Straight Rye Whiskey

WhiskyRant’s conclusions Tasting notes Well, where can you start with Pikesville 6 year old 110 Proof Straight Rye Whiskey? This fantastic rye whiskey has gained quite a reputation. Released in 2015, it has received great acknowledgments in a short period of time. Pikesville 6YO Rye has received: Double Gold at […]
September 10, 2016

Rittenhouse Straight Rye 80 proof review

Nothing states tradition more in rye whiskey making, like mentioning the classic Pennsylvania or Monongahela style rye whiskeys in the label. That’s what Rittenhouse Rye is all about – coming from Continental Distilling Corporation in Pennsylvania, USA. Owned by Heaven Hill Distilleries, Rittenhouse is a serious contender in the world of […]
February 21, 2015

Elijah Craig Barrel Proof Straight Bourbon Whiskey review

Elijah Craig Barrel Proof is a small batch 12 year old bourbon by Heaven Hill Distilleries. Bottled cask strength, this batch in question has a whopping 67,4% alcohol per volume level. I had to test this devil neat and boy oh boy, was it spicy and strong! Tough but good […]
September 8, 2014

Rebel Yell Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey review

Rebel Yell is a wheaten Kentucky Straight Bourbon. Matured in charred white oak barrels. The first bottle of Rebel Yell was produced 14 years before the great battle of Chickamaunga, Georgia. The brand has been around since 1849 and it truly is a reminder of the “old South.” Until the early […]
July 22, 2014

Rittenhouse Straight Rye 100 Proof review

Aged for 4 years like the milder version, Rittenhouse Straight Rye 100 Proof is surely one famous rye whiskey worth a review. It’s actually my first great rye whiskey experience. “Produced in the tradition of the classic Pennsylvania or  Monongahela rye whiskeys” Rittenhouse 100 Proof Straight Rye, also known as […]