Rye Whiskey

Ezra Brooks Line Adding A Straight Rye

The Ezra Brook brand, heretofore known for its bourbon, has a new addition to its product lineup: Ezra Brooks Straight Rye. The brand, which dates back to 1957 and has been a part of Luxco’s portfolio of whiskeys since 1993. Ezra Brooks Straight Rye is bottled at an honest 90 proof, and will become available nationally starting this month in ...

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Dad’s Hat Bottled In Bond Rye Whiskey Review

Dad's Hat Bottled in Bond Rye

By Richard Thomas Rating: B Because Dad’s Hat is so firmly wedded to the ultra spicy Pennsylvania style of rye whiskey (rye and malted rye, but no corn), watching their development has been a boozy journey as interesting as it is tasty. As time has passed, this small distillery outside Philadelphia has steadily raised its maturation bar. First they released ...

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Constellation Buys Stake In Popular Northern Virginia Distillery

Catoctin Creek Distilling, a distillery operating in Loudoun County, Virginia, announced Friday that Constellation Brands acquired a minority stake in their company. This investment provides the company with new capital to grow production, marketing, and to provide more jobs in Virginia. Catoctin Creek is a craft distillery producing the well-appreciated Roundstone Rye whisky, among other products. “We created Catoctin Creek ...

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Rabbit Hole Rye Whiskey Review

Rabbit Hole Rye

By Richard Thomas Rating: B- With Kentucky bourbon tourism booming, Louisville is becoming one of the country’s leading hotbeds of urban distilling. The latest entry is Rabbit Hole Distilling, founded in 2012 and who broke ground on their distillery in October 2016. Rabbit Hole is the project of Dr. Kaveh Zamanian, MD, a psychologist out of Chicago. His whiskey guy, ...

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