Rye Whiskey

Town Branch Adds A Rye

By Richard Thomas Town Branch Distillery now has a third whiskey, adding a rye to its bourbon and its American malt. The news has been long awaited at The Whiskey Reviewer, since we got an advanced look at the new Town Branch rye during a visit to the distillery in May 2013. According to sources at Town Branch, the new ...

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Best Rye Whiskeys For President’s Day

By Richard Thomas George Washington was a soldier, patriot, and statesman, but he was also an ambitious businessman, determined to break out of the failing business model of the Virginia tobacco planter and wring profit from his land holdings. Part of that effort was building a distillery on his Mount Vernon estate in the late 1790s, which at the time ...

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Belgrove Rye Whiskey Review

Belgrove 100% Rye Whiskey

By Richard Thomas Rating: C Although whiskey distilling came strangely late to Australia, the continent-country south of the equator has been making big strides since the legal obstacles were cleared away in the 1990s. Whereas most countries follow either the Scots-Irish model of relying heavily on malted barley or the North American mixed mashbill model, Australia does both… or at ...

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Ranger Creek Formally Releases .44 Rye Whiskey Today

Ranger Creek has released their new Texas rye whiskey as the third installment of their Small Caliber Series.  Following the series’s theme of naming each whiskey after a firearm, the .44 Texas Rye is named after the powerful Walker Colt of the 1840’s. Past Small Calibers include the .36 bourbon and the Rimfire mesquite-smoked American malt. The Whiskey Reviewer got ...

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