Rye Whiskey

Put These Whiskeys On The Table For Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving paired with whiskey

By Richard Thomas Last year, I took the traditional pairings approach to producing a Thanksgiving guide, and that approach is still a perfectly valid way to go about serving whiskey with your holiday feast. The thing there, though, is that such an approach is categorical, making recommendations for different stages of the feast: aperitif, pairing with the meal, dessert whiskey, ...

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Templeton Rye Marks 10th Birthday With 10 Year Old

Templeton Rye Whiskey, introduced legally in 2006, honors its 10th anniversary with the launch of Templeton Rye Special Reserve 10 Year Old, a 10-year-aged collectors’ edition of its finest product to date. Templeton has released just 6,080 bottles of this 101 proof spirit, made from 34 barrels, all packaged in a hand-numbered bottle and sold in a commemorative box. The ...

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Old Potrero Releasing An Old, Malted Rye

Anchor Distilling first dedicated itself to recreating the original rye whiskies of old in 1994 with the creation of Old Potrero. The first release of an Old Potrero whiskey followed in 1996, so this year marks the 20th anniversary. Yesterday, Anchor marked this milestone by announcing the release of Old Potrero Hotaling’s 16 Year Old Single Malt Rye Whiskey, a ...

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WhistlePig Boss Hog “The Independent” Rye Whiskey Review

WhistlePig Boss Hog 2016 "The Independent"

By Richard Thomas Rating: A- WhistlePig’s Boss Hog has become another of annual limited edition series, and representing as it does aged cask strength rye whiskey, it should be a new fixture on any bottle hunter’s list of things to think about acquiring. This is especially so because compared to say, Thomas H. Handy Rye, it’s not as famous and ...

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Black Maple Hill Oregon Rye Whiskey Review

Black Maple Hill Oregon Rye

By Randall H. Borkus Rating: C+ Black Maple Hill Rye is not a distillery, but a label owned by Paul Joseph from California. Joseph worked with Kentucky Bourbon Distillers “KBD “ (now known primarily as Willett, and bottlers of Noah’s Mill, Rowan’s Creek, etc…) for many years. So, Black Maple Hill whiskey was originally sourced from KBD, who in turn ...

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