Updates

Updates

We tend to be men of few words. But when we have something important to share, you’ll find it right here.

Southern Distilling News Interview

Southern Distilling News Interview

We recently had the pleasure of sitting down with Chris Mielke of Southern Distilling News to talk about our process and approach. You can see the entire interview here but we've also posted it below for posterity's sake as Chris had some great questions that...
Bender's at Makeshift Society

Bender's at Makeshift Society

Join us on Friday, September 26, 2014 at the MakeShift Society in San Francisco for an evening of appetizers, drinks and socializing. Bender's will be in the house from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. mixing all your favorite whiskey cocktails, so stop by and hang out...
Batch 3 Release

Batch 3 Release

We are excited to announce the release of our 3rd batch of Bender's Rye Whiskey and we think it just might be our best batch yet. This batch has some slight differences from our 1st and 2nd batch. Most notably batch 3 is a nine year...
Whiskey Town USA

Whiskey Town USA

We had a great time this weekend at Portland's Whiskey Town USA Event. So many great distilleries represented, good music, amazing food and a boat load of excited whiskey lovers. Thanks so everyone who stopped by and said hello. It was a pleasure to meet...
Happy Anniversary

Happy Anniversary

In celebration of its first year in business, Bender’s Rye Whiskey is thrilled to announce the release of its second batch already on shelves in California and Oregon. With a first batch distilled with 85% seven-year-old rye and 15% eight-year-old corn, Batch 1 presented a...
Batch 2 Release

Batch 2 Release

Bender's Rye Small Batch #2 will be hitting shelves later this month and we couldn't be happier. This time around we were able to get ahold of some delicious 9 year rye to blend with. The rye and the corn come from the same trusted...
Bender's at Whole Foods

Bender's at Whole Foods

We're not exactly sure how it happened but for the first time, Bender's is available at Whole Foods. Granted it's just one Whole Foods in Lafayette, California but if you're a Whole Foods shopper in that neck of the woods, next time you're picking up...
Tasting at Method

Tasting at Method

Last Friday, we were invited to join fellow San Francisco natives, Method, for a happy hour at their impressive Commercial street location downtown. We're fans of the company's environmentally friendly ethos and they're big whiskey enthusiasts (they have well stocked tiki bar in a not-so-dark...
Bender's in Portland

Bender's in Portland

This past August Carl headed up to Portland to meet our booze broker's, Drink Think and to visit some new accounts in town. We stayed with some close friends for the week (one of which is a bartender at Multnomah Whikey Library) and spent a...
7 Stills On a Boat

7 Stills On a Boat

Seven Stills and The Bold Italic are teaming up to host the benefit of the summer: I'm On a Boat, San Francisco! We're thrilled to announce that Bender's Rye was selected as a local artisinal distillery to be on deck at this yacht party supporting the San Francisco...
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