Basil Hayden’s New 10-Year-Old Is a Welcoming, Easy-Drinking Rye


Basil Hayden’s is no stranger to rye. The distillery’s flagship bourbon whiskey differentiates itself via a high-rye mash bill that produces distinctively spicy bourbon, relatively speaking. Nor is Basil Hayden’s a novice at producing proper rye whiskey, having in the last few years turned out a handful of limited edition ryes alongside one—Basil Hayden’s Dark Rye—that lives in the brand’s permanent product range.

Basil Hayden’s limited edition 10 Year Old Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey joins them as the oldest age-statement rye whiskey the distillery has ever released, but don’t let the extra time in the barrel or the additional dose of rye in the mash bill fool you into thinking it’s some kind of spice bomb. Bottled at 80 proof and described in brand literature with words like “approachable” and “welcoming,” this rye is…

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