Rye Whiskey

Raj Bhakta Wins Back Control Of WhistlePig

By Richard Thomas The Whiskey Reviewer was informed by a source at WhistlePig that Raj Bhakta, founder of the company and its principal shareholder, was granted a status quo order by a court in Delaware on Friday, June 18. This confirms his control over the company while a dispute with his board is settled by litigation. The successful Vermont-based whiskey ...

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Lock, Stock & Barrel 16 Year Old Rye Whiskey Review

Lock, Stock & Barrel 16 YO Rye

Updated July 17, 2017 By Debbie Shocair Average Rating: A- The Cooper Spirits Co. is the creation of the late Robert Cooper, whose early genius brought St. Germain elderflower liqueur to the spirits community. This rare 16 year old straight rye whiskey is their most release, and came out only shortly before Cooper’s untimely passing at age 39. This new ...

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Templeton Rye Releases 6 Year Old Expression

By Richard Thomas According to The Des Moines Register, a new, age statement version of Templeton Rye will be hitting store shelves this summer. This is intended as the first installment of a new annual series of limited editions from the Iowa bottler. The Templeton Rye is a 6 year old whiskey, drawn from the same MGP 95% rye whiskey ...

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