Tag Archives: Rye Whiskey

Want To Try Whiskey Blending? Timber Creek Can Help You There

Timber Creek Blending Kit

By Elizabeth Emmons Micro-barrels that allow for small experiments in home whiskey aging have been around for a while now, but, for the most part, those who wanted to try their hands at home blending could only improvise and do it themselves. Thanks to a micro-distillery in Florida, however, that is no longer the case. Timber Creek Distillery, the producers ...

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Michter’s Releases 10 Year Old Rye Under New Master Distiller

Michter’s Master Distiller Pamela Heilmann has approved the 2017 release of Michter’s 10 Year Single Barrel Kentucky Straight Rye. It will go on sale in March. This special release marks the first one by Heilmann, who in 2016 became the first woman since Prohibition to serve as Master Distiller at a Kentucky Distillers’ Association distillery. “At Michter’s, the Master Distiller ...

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Distilled Spirits Council Reports Whiskey Still Surging Ahead

The distilled spirits sector achieved accelerated growth in 2016 with supplier sales up 4.5 percent to $25.2 billion, volumes up 2.4 percent to 220 million cases and a seventh straight year of market share gains relative to beer, the Distilled Spirits Council announced today at its annual economic briefing for media and Wall Street analysts, sponsored by Spirited Funds. “The ...

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Bardstown Bourbon Company Gaining Steam

Bardstown Bourbon Company

By Richard Thomas The last couple of weeks saw some buzz around MGP, the Indiana distillery that produces most of the stock whiskey bought and traded among distilleries and bottlers today. Or, at least, it produced a buzz among that part of the spirits media that pays attention to the real business of making and selling whiskey. This began with ...

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Old Maysville Club Rye Whiskey Review

Old Maysville Bottled in Bond Rye

By Richard Thomas Rating: B The latest product from the Old Pogue Distillery in Maysville, Kentucky, Old Maysville Club is the evolution of their Five Fathers. These are both revivals of Pogue distillery brands, and both based on an old Pogue recipe calling for 100% malted rye. The two year old Five Fathers met with decidedly mixed reviews, but Old ...

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