Bently Heritage DistilleryMinden, NV
Bently Heritage developed the Old Mill District into a state-of-the-art distillery for high grade whisky and spirits. The Mill Building, built in 1908, is the main production facility for fine whiskey. The existing Creamery Building was demolished with the exception of the historic brick façade.
Size: 29,700 SF
Awards & Achievements:
- Target LEED Gold
The Mill structure consists of four, 24’ diameter by 50’ high steel plate silos as well as a 3 stories/ loft/ low basement unreinforced brick masonry structure. Distilling equipment is arranged vertically to enable a gravity fed distilling process. The brick structure contains the private and public tastings rooms and retail spaces.
The new Creamery building has variable ceiling heights up to 34.5’ high. It houses a small public area, tasting rooms, restrooms, prep kitchen, and a second distillery operation for malting of grains, production of neutral spirits, storage and support functions, bottling, packaging and loading.