The Bernheim distillery was founded by W.L. Weller. Today, however, the Bernheim Distillery in Louisville belongs to the Heaven Hill Company. The Rebel Yell Bourbon got its name due to the fact that it should actually only be offered in the south of the USA. Awards: - Masters Gold in 2015 at the American Whiskey MastersTasting notes:Colour: Amber. Nose: Spicy, hints of chocolate, vanilla. Spices: Woody, rye, cereals, corn, spices. Finish: Long lasting, hints of chocolate, vanilla.