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Rittenhouse Rye Whiskey

About Rittenhouse Rye Whiskey

Founder: Harry Publicker
Year Founded: 1934
Distillery Location: Bernheim Distillery, Louisville, Kentucky
Master Distiller / Blender: Master Distillers Parker Beam and Craig Beam

Rittenhouse Rye Whiskey Essential Facts

  • In 2006, the Rittenhouse 100 Proof Bottled-in-Bond Straight Rye was named North American Whiskey of the Year at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition. A great honor, especially since it sells for under $20.
  • The brand was started in Maryland and is now produced in Kentucky by Heaven Hill, which also owns bourbons Evan Williams and Elijah Craig.

How You Should Drink Rittenhouse Rye Whiskey

  • Straight
  • On the rocks
  • With a bit of water
  • With club soda