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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, and barreling. 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 purchases of $25 or more. Token does not apply to select specialty bottles, please inquire with Retail or Tour Ambassadors for more details. Tours are $20 per person.

Sold out? Check out our new guided tasting experience The Hits

Location: 24 Distillery Way – Newport KY 41073 Right next to the Party Source
Distillery Tour Hours:

Tuesday: 12 p.m. , 2 p.m.
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.
All times listed are in Eastern Time

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 14? 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. After the tour, each guest will receive a $10-off token for the gift shop that can be used on purchases of $25 or more. Token does not apply to select specialty bottles, please inquire with Retail or Tour Ambassadors for more details. Very limited availability at $35/Person, located at West Newport Warehouse Campus.

Location: 1104 Lowell Street, Newport KY 41071
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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Water to Whiskey

Join co-founder Jay Erisman as he leads an intimate tasting and storytelling experience of how we get from Water To Whiskey. This guided tasting weaves the story of our alluvial Aquifer, and how our unique water source creates the foundation for our award-winning whiskies. Taste through the water itself, as well as 2 year old bourbon, specialty ryes, single barrel bourbon and exclusive expressions only available at the distillery.

This experience costs $45 per person and runs from 7:00PM to 8:30PM. After the tour, each guest will receive a $10-off token for the gift shop that can be used on purchases of $25 or more. Token does not apply to select specialty bottles, please inquire with Retail or Tour Ambassadors for more details.

Location: 24 Distillery Way – Newport, KY. 41073 Right next to the Party Source

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

RESERVE YOUR WATER TO WHISKEY EXPERIENCE

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

The Hits: A Guided Tasting Experience

Join us for an intimate and up-tempo 30 minute tasting led by a New Riff Brand Ambassador. Sip through four unique New Riff Whiskey expressions starting with our flagship Bottled-In-Bond Bourbon and Bottled-In-Bond Rye, finishing with a duo of specialty Whiskey Riffs.  Experience the harmony of flavor, aroma and story that goes into creating our lineup of whiskeys. The Hits: A Guided Tasting Experience is available for $25 a ticket, every Saturday at 1:00PM EST.

note, this experience does not include a Giftshop discount voucher

TheHits

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