A Legacy Revived

More than 130 years since its inception

Green River returns. Made on the same grounds it was in 1885. Perfected by an eighth-generation Master Distiller.

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Heritage


John McCulloch founded Green River, Kentucky’s 10th oldest licensed distillery, in 1885 (DSP-KY-10). With his visionary approach, Green River whiskey immediately became legendary worldwide. Then, at the height of its reign, Prohibition and a mysterious fire reduced the empire to ashes.

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Green River Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

There is no magic bullet in making good whiskey. It's about getting every ingredient and every step of the process just right.

Flavor Profile

Flavor Profile

A masterful high rye recipe. Warming spice notes. Aromas of cinnamon, dried cherry, and light leather. Flavors of vanilla, caramel, and chocolate mint.

Ingredients

Ingredients

We use 100% Kentucky-grown corn sourced from the farmland surrounding our distillery in Owensboro, blended with premium winter rye and malted two and six-row barley.

Jacob Call

Jacob Call

An eighth-generation Master Distiller, Jacob Call's heritage stretches back to the earliest days of bourbon.

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Some of the best whiskey coming on the market...it will blow your socks off. Amazed at how creamy, rich, and decadent it is.

– Bourbon Pursuit podcast

Soul

Sustainability means taking care of the land and the people who take care of us.

Farmers

Farmers

We've built strong, lasting relationships with local farmers and use 100% Kentucky-grown corn.

Community

Community

With the revival of Green River comes the revival of an important part of Owensboro’s history and economy.

Practices

Practices

Stillage from Green River is given back to farmers to feed their cattle. We cultivate a special oak tree grove where our barrels start out and are members of 1% for the Planet.