Heaven Hill To Invest $135 Million In New Bardstown DistilleryApril 28, 2022
Heaven Hill Brands has announced plans to build a new distillery in Bardstown, Kentucky, on a $135 million investment. Expected to open by 2024, the site’s initial production is slated for 10 million proof gallons a year, or 150,000 barrels, and will have capacity to ramp up to producing 30 million proof gallons, or 450,000 barrels, over time.
The new distillery will sit on a vacant 61-acre site at 1015 Old Bloomfield Pike, off KY 245. It marks the company’s return to distilling in Bardstown following a 1996 fire when Heaven Hill lost its onsite distillery, seven rickhouses, and almost 100,000 barrels of whiskey. “Our new distillery will honor our long-time Bardstown roots while applying state-of-the-art equipment and processes to produce the highest quality American whiskey and build upon our meaningful partnership with Bardstown and the Commonwealth of Kentucky,” said Heaven Hill president Max Shapira.Subscribe to Shanken News Daily’s Email Newsletter, delivered to your inbox each morning.
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