New Riff

Location and contact details

Location Location: New Riff Distilling, 24 Distillery Way, Newport, KY 41073, USA
Web Web:
Telephone Telephone: +1 (859) 261-7433
Twitter Twitter: New Riff Distilling (@NewRiff)

Facts and figures

Location Newport, Kentucky
Founded 2010
Founder Ken Lewis
Owner Limestone Branch Distillers, Inc.


Tours at New Riff are free and usually take between 45 and 60 minutes:

  • Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday: 4:00pm, 5:00pm, and 6:00pm.
  • Friday and Saturday – 12:00 pm, 1:00pm, 2:00 pm, 3:00pm, 4:00 pm, 5:00pm & 6:00pm.
  • Sundays 12:00pm, 1:00pm, 2:00 pm, and 3:00pm.

There is limited space on the tours, so booking in advance is recommended; you can book a place here.

On the last Thursday of each month, new Riff run a $15 Distiler’s Tour and Seminar lead by one of the distillers. This 90 minute tour is for those looking for a more in depth take on the distilling process, opportunity to taste special limited offerings, pre-production barrel samples, specialty malts, and more. Book this tour here.

Information correct as of 23/7/2017

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