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Tour Our Distillery
in Newport, Kentucky

Join our up-close immersion in the Kentucky bourbon experience! Our distillery is one of the main stops on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail!

Bonded Tour

Our BONDED tour offers a firsthand look through the nooks and crannies of our distillery and the Kentucky bourbon distilling process, from grain to barrel. We’ll explore fermentation, distillation, bottling and barreling as well as the modern event spaces perched neatly above our production space. After each tour, we offer a complimentary comprehensive tasting of a variety of spirits, including tastings of our award winning New Riff Bourbon and Single Barrel bourbon. The distillery tour lasts between 45 and 60 minutes. After the tour, each guest will receive a $10-off token for the gift shop that can be used on any purchase of $25 or more. Tours are $20 per person.

Distillery Tour Hours:

Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday: 12 p.m. , 2 p.m. , 4 p.m.
Saturday: 12 p.m. , 2 p.m. , 4 p.m.
Sunday: 12 p.m. , 2 p.m.

Guests participating on distillery/bourbon tours must be of legal drinking age (twenty-one years of age) Drink Responsibly

Bonded Tour

Interested in a private tour for your group of up to 6? We are now offering a cocktail demo or enhanced tasting for your private bonded tour! Every Saturday at 5:30pm. Call us for additional availability and information at 859-261-7433.

Guests participating on distillery/bourbon tours must be of legal drinking age (twenty-one years of age) Drink Responsibly

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Barrel Proof Tour

Join us on a tour of our West Newport Whiskey Campus. Twice a month we offer the chance to visit the New Riff distillery “back of house.” Walk through our barrel warehouse, take in the angels’ share, see the turn of the century architecture home to our bottling hall and tasting rooms and most importantly, experience tastings of New Riff Kentucky Bourbon directly from a barrel. Your ticket includes the tour and samples. $10 of your ticket price may be applied to gift shop and visitor center purchases of $25 or more the day of your visit. Very limited availability at $35/Person, located at West Newport Warehouse Campus.

Distillery Tour Hours:

Begins at 7 p.m.

Guests participating on distillery/bourbon tours must be of legal drinking age (twenty-one years of age) Drink Responsibly

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Grain to Glass

Join New Riff’s co-founder Jay Erisman as he leads an intimate tasting experience from “Grain to Glass”!
The guided experience begins with a brief tour of New Riff’s still tower and the unique opportunity to taste New Make right off the still. The tasting continues with a sample of one of our whiskies at 2 years old and a discussion of how whiskey evolves in the barrel while tasting our flagship 4 year old Bottled In Bond Bourbon and Rye. Finish with a sample of older whiskey (6 years or more!), something currently not on the market.

This experience costs $45 per person and runs from 7:00PM to 8:30PM. $10 of your ticket price may be applied to gift shop and visitor center purchases of $25 or more the day of your visit.

Guests participating on distillery/bourbon tours must be of legal drinking age (twenty-one years of age) Drink Responsibly

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Blend

Taste. Blend. Bottle.
Join us once a month in our West Campus Tasting Room and spend a couple of hours experiencing the fine balance between art and science as you blend your very own bottle of Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey. You’ll create your personal blend based on the practices our distilling team uses in our sensory lab. Consider the intricacies and differences between individual barrels, and create your own test blends, tasting and analyzing how the puzzle pieces of flavor, texture, and aroma fit together.
Our team will guide your hands-on experience as you taste and blend three individual barrels into your perfectly balanced blend of Bourbon, ultimately bottling your very own creation to take home! The Blend experience costs $90 per person.

Please note: we will be using consistent barrels for Blend in 2022, so if you have already been to an event in 2022, you will be sampling the same barrels.

Blend

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