New Riff Kentucky Bourbon was founded in 2014 by whiskey visionary Ken Lewis a liquor retailer and entrepreneur. Leading a band of corporate refugees Lewis and his team have crafted a range of whiskeys from bourbon, rye, malted rye, and a host of specialty recipes to their Kentucky Wild Gin. On a mission to become one of the world’s great small distilleries, New Riff is an independently owned by a single family; this freedom allows more room for creativity, innovation, and overall quality production of spirit.
Bottled without chill-filtration, they stand behind this combination of classic “American entrepreneurship and ingenuity; passion and knowledge born from one of the world’s great spirit regions, and a talented team individually committed to doing things the right way.” New Riff Distilling’s core Bourbon expression is a genuinely high-rye, full-bodied whiskey delivering a savory, spicy character.
Building upon America’s 1897 Bottled-in-Bond Act, New Riff Bourbon is Bottled-in-Bond Without chill filtration, featuring a mash bill of non-GMO grains. Each New Riff single barrel has been taste-tested and approved by a production panel for the utmost quality. This Single Barrel was meticulously vetted, tested, and approved to deliver notes of butterscotch, oak, and vanilla followed by a smooth rounded finish.