Chicken Cock Kentucky Straight Rye Review

About – Chicken Cock is one of the many historical brands that has been revived during the current bourbon boom. The brand was first established in Kentucky in 1856 and stayed around until a distillery fire forced them to close shop shortly after WWII….

Crown Royal Noble Collection 16 Year Rye Review

About – “The fifth expression in the Noble Collection is a rare stock of our Canadian Rye crafted from 90% rye mash whisky. Carefully aged in charred American white oak barrels for no less than 16 years. The aging process intensifies the complexity while…

Chattanooga Rye Review

About – “Tennessee Rye Malt is our rich, malt-forward approach to rye. Inspired by one of our Experimental Distillery’s first batches of whiskey, our version of this rare and flavorful style was made from an abundance of slow toasted and drum roasted rye malt….

Traverse City North Coast Rye Review

About – “This unique blend of two mash bills: 100% rye and 95% rye and 5% malted barley is barreled at 120 proof and bottled an 90 proof. This rye whiskey has a minimum age statement of three years and is the company’s newest…

New Riff Backsetter Rye Review

About – “The New Riff Backsetter® series offers profound evidence for the impact of the sour mash process on whiskey flavor. We are firmly committed to the production of sour mash whiskeys, according to Kentucky tradition; yet we are also committed to creating a…

Sagamore Spirit Double Oak Rye Review

About – “After aging our award-winning spirit for four years, we place it into a second oak barrel — and wait. The new toasted staves reenergize the aging process, creating flavors full of caramel and dark vanilla and colors that radiate amber and warm…

Sazerac Rye Review

About – “The One and Only New Orleans Original. Sazerac Rye Whiskey symbolizes the tradition and history of New Orleans. Rye Whiskey that dates back to the 1800’s, around the time when saloons, veiled as Coffee Houses, began lining the streets of New Orleans. It was…

Old Forester Rye Review

About – “A historic recipe, acquired in 1940 by Owsley Brown I, Old Forester Rye features a mash bill of 65% Rye, 20% Malted Barley, and 15% Corn. Such a high proportion of barley allows for a fully natural fermentation process, forgoing the need…

Willett Family Estate Bottled 4 Year Rye Review

About – As with most Willett offerings there isn’t a ton of backstory to be found with this one. It was first released a few years ago as a 3 year and has now been bumped up to 4 years. Every batch is released…

Pikesville Rye Review

About – First produced in Maryland in the 1890s, the brand, along with the rest of the once-booming Maryland Rye industry, was shuttered by prohibition. The brand reemerged after prohibition and became the last standing Maryland Rye, as the rest of the industry’s production…