Basil Hayden Sr. actually hailed from Maryland but left that for reasons that remain unknown for Kentucky. Being new to Kentucky and so not yet tied to the old guard'srules' of bourbon, legend has it that Basil set out to make a batch simply using the ingredients he had on hand. What resulted was a bourbon with a uniquely high-rye mashbill, combining the sweetness of corn with the spicy undertones of rye. Now, some 200 years later, the Noe family pays tribute to Basil's masterful discovery with a high-rye, small batch bourbon that embodies the spirit of that very first recipe.
Clean with light spice