Tag Archives: Rye Whiskey

Four Common World Whisk(e)y Mistakes

By Richard Thomas A media buzz phrase these days is how we live in a “post-truth” environment, but active disinformation (to say nothing of ordinary ignorance) has been part of modern living for decades. Marketing truth and spin are more or less the same thing, applied to different fields of endeavor. Yet going on the internet in search of reliable ...

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Baltimore’s Sagamore Spirit Opens Distillery Doors

Sagamore Spirit, a Baltimore-based whiskey company, opens its waterfront distillery on East Cromwell Street in Port Covington on Friday, April 21, 2017. “We are proud to call the City of Baltimore our home,” said Brian Treacy, President of Sagamore Spirit. “Our team will continue to work hard to provide an incredible visitor experience, celebrate Maryland’s distilling heritage, and showcase what ...

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Michter’s Single Barrel 10 Year Old Rye Whiskey Review (2017)

Michter's 10 Year Old Rye 2017

By Richard Thomas Rating: A- Because Rye was the neglected stepchild of American whiskey for decades, whereas a 10 year old Bourbon is still a fairly affordable item, a 10 year old Rye is rarer and dearer. Add single barrel to the titles on the label, and you’ve got yourself something special. WhistlePig, for example, has a single barrel version ...

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Basil Hayden Reaches From High Rye Bourbon To Just Plain Rye

Basil Hayden’s Bourbon, the “high rye” expression from the venerable Jim Beam Small Batch Collection, today announced the launch of its first-ever brand extension, Basil Hayden Rye. Basil Hayden’s Bourbon has long been known for its trademark spicy finish, resulting from the use of twice as much rye as traditional bourbons. Taking inspiration from this beloved rye spiciness, Basil Hayden’s ...

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