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Basil Hayden’s Debuts Oldest Bourbon to Date with 10-Year


Jim Beam Distillery has announced the first annual release of a 10-year-old Basil Hayden’s—the brand’s oldest release of the bourbon to date.

The high-rye, low ABV Basil Hayden’s line is known for being the most approachable drinker within the Jim Beam small batch family, being bottled at just 80 proof. This age stated release will keep the same 80 proof—the minimum proof required to be labeled straight bourbon whiskey.

Basil Hayden’s has always been a crowd-pleasing choice, especially during a time when people are getting together to share drinks or a celebratory meal,” said Rob Mason, Vice President of Whiskey at Beam Suntory. “With the release of Basil Hayden’s 10-Year-Old Bourbon, we wanted to give our fans an expression that could be that ‘special something’ to enjoy when spending time with family and friends over the holidays or when picking out a great gift.”…

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