Rye Whiskey

Heritage Distilling Company Dual Barrel Rye Whiskey

HDC Dual Barrel Rye

By Father John Rayls Rating: B- Heritage Distilling Company (HDC), a craft distillery based in Gig Harbor, Washington, has won many awards since starting work in 2012. In fact, HDC is the American Distilling Institute’s most award-bedecked craft distillery in North America four years in a row now, from 2014 to today. And, for a trendy women in whiskey twist, HDC ...

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Craft Whiskey In Crafty Vermont

By Richard Thomas Vermont is a little state. Only Wyoming has fewer people in it, and in geographic size it is typical of the small states of New England. Yet that little place is renowned for its natural splendor, and that combined with an iconoclastic streak have given rise to Vermont having a reputation for craftiness in many things. Charming ...

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Herman-Marshall Texas Rye Whiskey Review

Herman Marshall Rye

By Father John Rayls Rating: B+ I was very excited to discover another distillery in Texas producing some pretty good stuff. Marshall Louis and Herman Beckley built Dallas Distilleries in Garland, Texas, and with it their namesake Herman Marshall Whiskey (Garland is located in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex). Their whiskeys include a bourbon, rye and single malt. The founders had ...

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Woodford Reserve Toasted Oak Rye Whiskey Review

Woodford Toasted Oak Rye

By April Manning Rating: D+ Woodford Reserve Toasted Oak Rye is second in a trio of ryes from Woodford Reserve’s Distillery Series slated to be released throughout 2017. According to Master Distiller Chris Morris, this series is about flavor innovation and is “sure to impress whiskey aficionados” by emphasizing Woodford Reserve’s creative line of involved tastes that shows the brand’s ...

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Understanding Types Of American Whiskey

Jack Daniel's Still

By Richard Thomas Part of the Bourbon Boom is the way in which the rise of Kentucky’s Native Spirit has tugged the other major categories of American whiskey on its coattails. Once upon a time, rye whiskey was a sleepy thing, known to most because of Don McLean’s song “American Pie.” Wheat whiskey and American malt whiskey had all but ...

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