Raymond B. “RB” Hayden passes away in Kentucky at the age 64.


Basil Hayden Sr.’s grandson, Raymond B. Hayden, founded a distillery in Nelson County and named his label, Old Grand-Dad in honor of his grandfather.


Raymond B. “RB” Hayden is born to Lewis Hayden and Mary Polly Dant Hayden. R.B. was the grandson of Basil Hayden Sr. and first cousin of J.W. Dant.


Basil Hayden, Sr. passes away at the age of 61.


Basil Hayden, Sr. opens his distillery, using a mash bill that was very high in rye, giving him the nickname, the King of High Rye.