Rye Whiskey

An Independent

Independent, unbound by tradition, and a world apart from other American whiskeys, we’re here to push the boundaries of Rye.

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No Satisfaction
in Following

Defying the establishment, we struck out on our own, rolled up our sleeves and went off-grid.

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“We’re proud to have zero generations of family tradition behind us.”

Ditching the Status Quo

Legendary distiller Dave Pickerell created his dream playground for experimental whiskey, then left it to the youngest, most restless and rebellious team in the country. We'll never stop exploring the limitless potential of whiskey.

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Meghan Ireland

Chief Blender


R&D Distiller

the world’s most awarded rye whiskey

The process of audacious experimentation and creating never-before-tasted whiskey is it's own reward. And if other people notice, that's cool, too.

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Ways to Enjoy

WhistlePig Whiskey, the premier independent craft whiskey brand, leads the industry by pushing boundaries to create the boldest and best rye whiskeys globally. Situated off the grid in Vermont, our whiskey is meticulously crafted by a new generation of distillers and blenders who reimagine and unlock the essence of Rye Whiskey. Our distinctiveness stems from our unconventional roots, free from generations of family tradition. We dare to dream big, act boldly, and embrace risk, constantly experimenting to produce one-of-a-kind whiskeys. At WhistlePig, we believe in the joy of making and savoring exceptional whiskey without formality. Join us in celebrating the world of rye whiskey and the best whiskey cocktails, where fun and flavor are paramount. Even our resident pigs concur; it's all about embracing the adventurous spirit of WhistlePig. Cheers to the exciting journey of whiskey exploration!

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