Rye Whiskey

The 411 On Buffalo Trace Antique Collection 2017

Whiskey lovers rejoice, Buffalo Trace Distillery is releasing its 2017 Antique Collection. The highly anticipated collection will once again feature five limited-release whiskeys of various ages, recipes and proofs. Master Distiller Harlen Wheatley notes, “The team had another great year with the Antique Collection.  From distillation, to barrel selection, to bottling, this year’s collection showed very well.  I was particularly ...

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Old Potrero Releasing Two New, California-Only Cask Finishes

First released in 1996, Old Potrero is the oldest American craft whiskey in the U.S. post prohibition. While rye enthusiasts have indulged in Old Potrero Straight Rye, 18th Century and Hotaling’s expressions, today, Anchor Distillery introduces two new special cask finishes to its range, Port and Stout, available exclusively in the spirit’s home state of California. “The selection of barrels ...

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Iowa Legendary Aged Rye Whiskey Review

Iowa Legendary Aged Rye Whiskey

By Father John Rayls Rating: B- Although my preference is to have my whiskey neat at room temperature and without anything added, not everyone else is after that same experience. Tastes are varied and, at times, totally opposite of mine. Not only are consumers subject to their biases and preferences, but producers are as well. For instance, some distilleries want ...

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Woodford Reserve Distiller’s Select Blended Rye Whiskey Review

Woodford Reserve Blended Rye

By April Manning Rating: C Woodford Reserve first created a rye whiskey in 2011 for their Master’s Collection, then added a permanent rye to their line-up in 2015, and they are at it again now with their 2017 summer releases featuring this type of whiskey. The Distillery Series is very exclusive and will only be available at the distillery, located ...

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Michter’s Breaks New Ground With Toasted Barrel Rye

This month Michter’s Distillery is releasing a limited amount of US*1 Toasted Barrel Finish Rye for the first time. “This innovative release is the culmination of two years of maturation research conducted by our Master Distiller Pamela Heilmann and our Master of Maturation Andrea Wilson,” said Michter’s President Joseph J. Magliocco. “The result of their work is a uniquely flavorful ...

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