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Hayner Barrel Proof 6 Year Rye

Hayner's first barrel proof spirit is available now! And you can even fill your own bottle, direct from the barrel! There's only 50-60 bottles left in the barrel, so visit before their gone.

These amazing "honey barrels" are from the same batch of 6 year barrels that were blended into our award winning Hayner Rye.

After sampling them individually they were set aside for this special release. The barrels currently proof at 116.9. The barrels are perfectly balanced offering a hint of black pepper spices and finishing with a buttery maple syrup to caramel notes.

You can purchase a bottle ready to go, or you can fill your own right from the barrel. You can then cork, label and date your own bottle!


Hayner Distilling is proud to announce that Hayner Rye and Hayner Bourbon have won multiple awards in two prestigious spirits competitions! (See, we told you this stuff was good.) Hayner Bourbon won a GOLD Medal at the John Barleycorn Awards and a SILVER medal at the New York World Wine and Spirits Competition.  Hayner Rye was awarded a DOUBLE GOLD, the highest award given, at the John Barleycorn Awards.  These blind judging competitions are considered the most respected judging events in the USA. Medals are only awarded to the best whiskeys in their category, and GOLD medals are reserved for the best of the best in their categories. It's an honor to win these medals with the first release of Hayner Whiskey in over 100 years.  It truly does taste good to be back!


155 years ago Lewis Hayner opened a small distillery on the banks of the Miami River in Troy, Ohio. Hayner Distilling grew into one of the largest distilleries in Ohio and the largest mail order whiskey business in America. Known for their superior Bourbon and Ryes, Hayner was shipped directly to doorsteps all across America.  Like all distilleries, Hayner Distilling closed in 1920 with prohibition.  100 years later, Hayner Distilling has been reborn! From a few surviving bottles we analyzed the original whiskey and working with Bardstown Bourbon Company created a blend complementary to the original Hayner. 

We know Lewis would be proud as we share Hayner's history with a new generation of whiskey drinkers and once again bottle incredible tasting whiskey near those same river banks.

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