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Templeton Rye: Mired In Pigswill?

Templeton Rye's spent mash pig feed

By Richard Thomas Iowa-based Templeton Rye found itself at the center of a minor flap after announcing their Templeton Rye Pork Project earlier this week. The project calls for using Templeton Rye’s spent mash grain as animal feed to raise premium hogs. Since turning spent grain over to animal feed is a standard practice in the distilling industry, ostensibly the ...

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Belgrove Cask Strength Rye Whiskey Review

Belgrove 100% Rye Whiskey

By Richard Thomas Rating: C+ Updated March 24, 2014 Peter Bignell’s Belgrove Distillery occupies a niche that is presently unique not just in Australia, but in international whiskey. Bio-Diesel, farm-to-still whiskey is unusual enough, but what makes Belgrove special is that is one of two distilleries making 100% rye whiskey in a place that isn’t in North America, and the ...

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Five Reasons Whiskey Is Better Than Vodka

Whiskey vs. Vodka

By Richard Thomas Twenty years ago, vodka was all the rage, but being trendy doesn’t necessarily make something better. Even now, with whiskey enjoying a resurgence in popularity, it is still outsold virtually everywhere by vodka, and by a substantial margin. Yet whiskey always has topped vodka, and always will top vodka, and fact well-demonstrated by the five reasons below. ...

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Dry Fly Port Finish Wheat Whiskey Review

Dry Fly 375ml Port Finish Wheat Whiskey

By Jake Emen Rating: B Dry Fly Distilling produces a wide line-up of whiskeys, spearheaded by its award-winning Washington Wheat Whiskey. They also offer a changing crop of specialty, small batch products as well, known as the Dry Fly Creel Collection. One of the latest examples was their Port Finish Wheat Whiskey, taking that highly regarded wheat whiskey off into ...

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