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New Riff Distillery

Open Now: 12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Open today: 12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
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Awesome spirits

Very friendly (thanks for tastings, Ashley), and awesome spirits. Just-released bourbon was great... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Kennesaw, Georgia
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Amazing tour!

The tour was great! The facility is beautiful and you can tell they have put a lot of thought and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Dee W
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Craft Distillery and Event Center in Cincinnati, Kentucky. Specializing in Kentucky Bourbon and Rye Whiskey. Knowledge, Ambition and Absolute Drive for Quality- these are the hallmarks of New Riff. Everything you see, taste, learn and experience...more
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Hours Today: 12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
24 Distillery Way, Newport, KY 41073-1343
+1 859-261-7433
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very friendly (thanks for tastings, Ashley), and awesome spirits. Just-released bourbon was great, but the gin was a total surprise! Worth a stop for sure. And check out the monster Party Store for liquor. AdventureswithDougandJackie.com

Thank DougandJ
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The tour was great! The facility is beautiful and you can tell they have put a lot of thought and passion into what they do. Also, our tour guide was very nice, informative, and hilarious!

Thank Dee W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped for a first time visit. Great friendly service at the tasting bar, really great bourbon on the rocks but their RYE will not be ready for local sale until December.

Thank 007BigBlue
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Grover was so excited to share his and the companies story that made to tour. I would recommend this to any one that has an extra hr to explore and learn!

Thank iliet0441
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

New Riff is so easy to get to and once your there you get to park almost at the front door. The facility is inviting and the staff makes you feel welcome the minute you walk in and if you go a few minutes early...More

Thank gfrank9
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a great stop for us! The staff were all wonderful and I would be remiss if I didn't call out the exceptional tour guide, Alina. She was super knowledgeable, super nice, and very accommodating. We will come back and I hope she is...More

Thank Andy B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I originally visited New Riff in 2014, 2 weeks after it first opened. The paint wasn’t even dry on the walls and nothing had been produced. But, I still signed up for their Ranger program which entitled me to a bottle of bourbon made in...More

Thank Lee B
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

New Riff distillery has a nice bar with amazing atmosphere to taste a good Bourbon drink. You can see the distillery and commemorate with your friends one special occasion with their catering services for a group of people. You can take small shots of their...More

Thank Flavio D
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

We scheduled a noon tour on a Saturday and had a great tour guide who was very knowledgeable and passionate about the craft bourbon process. Got to tour entire facility and events center(setting up for wedding). Was a beautiful facility. Enjoyed the tour and tasting...More

Thank Jdbozzy
Reviewed August 10, 2018

Four years ago they distilled their first batch of whisky and put the barrels to rest. The founder set up Riff Rangers to help finance his venture. Riff Rangers would get 10 percent off in their gift shop and get a bottle of the first...More

Thank Joe R
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