Rye Whiskey

Sagamore Spirit Set To Release First Rye Whiskey

Sagamore Spirit, a new Baltimore-based whiskey company, announced late last week that it will release its rye whiskey on May 13, 2016. The first limited batch will be available in select restaurants, bars and liquor stores in Maryland and Washington, D.C. “We couldn’t be more excited to launch and bring the tradition of rye whiskey back to Maryland,” said Brian ...

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Michter’s Releases Second Barrel Strength Rye

This Spring marks the second release of Michter’s US*1 Barrel Strength Rye. A Kentucky Straight Rye, Michter’s Barrel Strength Rye is bottled at barrel strength rather than the 84.8 proof alcohol level of Michter’s US*1 Single Barrel Rye. The barrel entry proof for the product was 103 proof, a strength that Michter’s believes yields a richer, smoother product than a ...

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FEW Spirits’ Paul Hletko Elected ACSA Board President

The American Craft Spirits Association (ACSA) today announces the appointment of Paul Hletko, founder of FEW Spirits in Evanston, IL, as the President of the Board of Directors. He succeeds Thomas Mooney, who served as the organization’s inaugural President since 2014. Together, Hletko, who has served as a key member of ACSA’s Board of Directors since the organization’s founding in ...

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Best Rye Whiskeys Under $30

Rittenhouse Bottled in Bond Rye Whiskey

The Top 5 Inexpensive Ryes To Help Stock Your Liquor Cabinet By Richard Thomas One sad outcome of rye whiskeys modern popularity is its general increase in price, and in the wake of the sudden craze for rye earlier this decade, the price for many good rye whiskeys now floats in the $40 range. Despite this, a handful of ryes ...

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Hosting A Whiskey Tasting Party

Bourbon tasting

Putting Together Interesting, Affordable Whiskey Flights For Home Tastings By Richard Thomas With whiskey trendier than ever before, more whiskey fans are introducing friends to their drink of choice in their own homes, taking the bar concept of the whiskey flight and building a tasting party around it. The problem every tasting party host confronts is the painful pouring a ...

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