Rye Whiskey

Hochstadter’s Family Reserve 16 Year Old Rye Whiskey Review

Hochstadter's 16 Year Old Rye

By Randall H. Borkus Rating: A The Cooper Spirits Co. resurrected the Hochstadter’s brand in 2013 with the introduction of Hochstadter’s Slow & Low Rock & Rye.  Later came further brand extensions in the portfolio, such as the Hochstadter’s 8 Year Old Rock & Rye and the peculiar Hochstadter’s Vatted Straight Rye Whiskey. Now the company has released the first ...

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Basil Hayden Rye Whiskey Review

Basil Hayden Rye

By Richard Thomas Rating: B- What with Basil Hayden gaining in popularity in recent years, it was inevitable that it would see a brand extension. After all, Knob Creek has seen three such extensions: the 120-proof Single Barrel; the Rye; and the Maple. And because Basil Hayden was the premium high rye expression of Jim Beam (when first introduced it ...

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Rebel Yell Single Barrel Bourbon 2017 Coming

Rebel Yell Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey has released the 2017 edition of its highly sought-after Rebel Yell Single Barrel, meticulously aged for a full 10 years and bottled at 100 proof, one barrel at a time. This hand-bottled wheated bourbon launched in 2016 in limited quantity, with 2,000 cases available nationwide. In 2017, Rebel Yell Single Barrel will once again ...

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Braddock Oak Single Barrel Rye Whisky Review

Braddock Oak Rye

By Father John Rayls Rating: B+ Braddock Oak Single Barrel Rye Whisky (spelling is a nod to their Scottish heritage) is distilled and bottled by Catoctin Creek Distilling in Purcellville, Virginia. Scott and Becky Harris founded the distillery in 2009 and produce various ryes, brandies, gin and even an unusual rye white dog. They pride themselves on using all organic ...

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