Distillery Videos

Get an in-depth look at the people, process and unpretentiousness of Dad’s Hat Rye Whiskey with our distillery videos. This collection of featured videos explore all the angles from interviews with the Founders, the history of Pennsylvania whiskey and, of course, how rye actually gets made. See for yourself — it’s Rye the Right Way!

FOX 29 Philly: Pennsylvania distillery makes whiskey pre-prohibition style

FOX 29’s Mike Jerrick speaks with John S. Cooper of Dad’s Hat Rye Whiskey about the distillery and the history of Rye Whiskey in Pennsylvania.

Tariffs on U.S. whiskey makers set to double in June

CNBC’s Frank Holland reports tariffs on whiskey exports to Europe will rise from 25 percent to 50 percent starting June 1. This could be a crippling blow to the American whiskey industry. Dad’s Hat Rye Founder Herman Mihalich joins to discuss the ongoing effects the tariffs are having on craft whiskey producers.

NBC10 Philly Live drops by the Dad’s Hat Distillery

NBC10 Philly Live’s Aunyea Lachelle drops by the Dad’s Hat Distillery for a spirited behind-the-scenes look at what’s in store for the holidays, including a socially distanced preview of our new Pocket Cocktails feature – the Boulevardier.

Rosen Rye Revival

Explore the revival of heirloom Rosen Rye at the Roth Center for Sustainable Agriculture with Professor John Urbanchuk and Dad’s Hat Rye Distillery Founder Herman Mihalich. Video courtesy of Delaware Valley University in Doylestown, PA.

Flavors of Philly profiles the Dad’s Hat Rye distillery

Visit Philly profiles notable tourism destinations around the Greater Philadelphia area with their Flavors of Philly series. First up: Dad’s Hat Rye Whiskey in Bristol, PA. Check out the distillery and others along the Whiskey Rebellion Trail, highlighting the mid-Atlantic region’s role as the true birthplace of American whiskey.


Fred Minnick reviews Dad’s Hat Straight Rye Whiskey

Fred Minnick, who has developed a very strong reputation in the whiskey biz with his YouTube channel “The Curation Desk”, recently did a live tasting on his weekly YouTube broadcast and had some very nice things to say about our Dad’s Hat Straight Rye Whiskey.

We totally agree with Fred’s quote… “This is how a rye is supposed to taste.”

Watch Fred’s full video with your whiskey-loving friends. The Dad’s Hat Straight Rye portion begins at 59:11.


Dad’s Hat Rye featured on Binder’s Stash

Whiskey aficionado and craft cocktailer Bill Binder is bringing his love for the spirit to an intoxicating new docu-series set to premiere early 2019. “Binder’s Stash” will travel coast-to-coast exploring the best of American whiskey culture spanning 10 states and 25 cities. Dad’s Hat Rye will be among the Pennsylvania distillers featured in the eight-part series.

Catch the teaser trailer below and be sure to follow @bindersstash on instagram for the series’ official launch date.



Spirit of Tradition

Dad’s Hat Rye taps into the Keystone State’s agricultural richness to produce their own genuine product with “Pennsylvania Pride” right here in Bucks County. Explore the process with founder & distiller Herman C. Mihalich.

Video by Bob Krist and Ryan Mancuso. Courtesy of Visit Bucks County, the official tourism promotion agency for Bucks County, PA.

Anchor Hocking Partners with Dad’s Hat Rye

Co-founders John Cooper and Herman Mihalich of Dad’s Hat PA Rye, located in Bristol, PA, talk about how they got their rye whiskey company started, and how they started working with Anchor Hocking for the bottling of their product.

Dad’s Hat Rye Whiskey on Weekend Philler

Tony Romeo and the PHL17 “Weekend Philler” team visit the Dad’s Hat Rye distillery to learn all about craft spirits and how they distill Pre-Prohibition style Rye Whiskey 100% in the state of Pennsylvania.

Action News Philadelphia Visits Dad’s Hat Rye Distillery

Tamala Edwards of Philadelphia’s Channel 6 Action News drops by the Dad’s Hat Rye distillery in Bristol, PA to learn more about making quality rye whiskey the right way — the Pennsylvania way.

Farm to Bottle

Dad’s Hat Pennsylvania Rye Whiskeys are crafted using local ingredients and traditional, time-honored methods.The story begins with rye grain grown in Pennsylvania — tapping into the state’s agricultural richness to obtain the highest quality grain while supporting the local economy. We only use OUR whiskey – distilled, aged and bottled by us on-site at our facility… FARM TO BOTTLE.

Eat This! with Chuck Thomas – Featuring Dads Hat Rye Whiskey

Reporter Chuck Thomas takes his “Eat This!” video blog to Bucks County to pay a visit to the Dad’s Hat Rye Whiskey distillery in Bristol, PA.

Chuck’s profile features a behind-the-scenes look at what makes a genuine small batch Pennsylvania Rye Whiskey, an interview with distillery founders Herman Mihalich and John Cooper as well as a demo on the making of a great summertime cocktail, the classic Whiskey Sour.

Dad’s Hat Rye – PA Preferred

PA Preferred video profile featuring Dad’s Hat Pennsylvania Rye Whiskey. Available in bars and liquor stores throughout North America and Europe, Dad’s Hat Rye is “The Perfect Fit” for sipping or for making delicious cocktails.

WhiskyCast Featuring Dad’s Hat Rye

Dad’s Hat Rye Founders John Cooper and Herman Mihalich join Mark Gillespie’s WhiskyCast podcast to discuss reviving Pennsylvania’s rye whiskey heritage.

WhiskyCast is cask-strength conversation featuring news and interviews on whiskies from around the world with leading distillers and experts. Find out more and subscribe to the weekly podcast at whiskycast.com


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Most Saturday afternoons (by appointment only), we offer tours of the Dad’s Hat Rye distillery in Bristol, PA. 

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