Not a King Rye Whiskey
Not a King Rye Whiskey

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Not a King Rye is a tribute to George Washington, who was not only our first president, but also one of America’s first distillers. After his victory over the British, he was celebrated by the masses as the first King of America. Washington famously stated that he was “Not a King”. This is a limited release whiskey made available on Presidents Day each year.

Not a King Rye Whiskey


- Single-distillation from 60% organic rye / 35% organic corn / 5% organic barley
- 45% abv / 90 proof
- Blended to profile for each batch
  • Gold Medal – 2023 ASCOT Awards
  • Double Gold Medal – 2023 San Francisco World Spirits Competition
  • 93 Points – Wine Enthusiast 2022
  • 5-stars / Highest Recommendation – F. Paul Pacult’s Spirit Journal
  • Gold Medal Winner – Berlin International Spirits Competition
  • Michigan Rye Distillery of the Year