Rye Whiskey

WhistlePig Old World Port Finish Rye Whiskey Review

WhistlePig Madeira Finish

By S.D. Peters Rating: A WhistlePig’s Old World Series Ryes, a line of limited releases, is Master Distiller Dave Pickerell’s experimental finishing of Straight Rye Whiskey in French Sauternes, Madeira, and Port casks. In my mind, such finishes are a marvelous and Old World complement to uisge beatha’s New World Cousin. The first release in WhistlePig’s series, a French Sauternes ...

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Michter’s To Release US*1 Barrel Strength Rye

This Spring will mark the first time that Michter’s Distillery, based in Louisville, Kentucky, is releasing its US*1 Barrel Strength Rye. The release will be on a limited basis. 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 ...

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WhistlePig Old World Sauternes Finish Rye Whiskey Review

WhistlePig Madeira Finish

By S.D. Peters Rating: A- WhistlePig, purveyors of some of the finest Straight Rye Whiskey to be found, are releasing an experimental Old World Series Rye. This limited release finds Master Distiller Dave Pickerell finishing Straight Rye Whiskey in French Sauternes, Madeira, and Port casks. It’s a meeting of Old and New. Wine and port cask finishes are an established ...

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Catoctin Creek Going to Europe

Catoctin Creek has expanded its international distribution into Europe through Haromex Development GmbH.  The products available in the EU will be: Roundstone Rye, 80 proof (40% ABV), 700 mL Roundstone Rye, 92 proof (46% ABV), 700 mL Roundstone Rye, CASK PROOF (58% ABV), 700 mL Watershed Gin, 92 proof (46% ABV), 700 mL Roundstone Rye “Haromex” private label (58% ABV), ...

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Angel’s Envy Targeted In Deceptive Whiskey Lawsuit

By Richard Thomas The latest lawsuit against a whiskey bottler for deceptive marketing and labeling practices has targeted Louisville, Kentucky’s Angel’s Envy, according to The Lexington Herald-Leader. The suit against Louisville Distilling Co., the parent company of Angel’s Envy, was one of two filed by Mario Aliano and Due Fratelli, Inc. and Zimmerman Law Offices P.C. in late October 2014. ...

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