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Peerless Rye Review

About – Peerless is one of the many distilleries that have been resurrected of late. Bringing back a name that hasn’t been seen in the bourbon industry since prohibition. Cork and Carson Taylor (grandson and great grandson of the former distillery owner Henry Kraver)…

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…

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…

2019 Whiskey Awards

2019 is nearly gone and that can mean only one thing. It is time to crown the 2019 Bourbon and Rye of the year. Bourbon of the Year – George Dickel Bottled in Bond Yes George Dickel is a Tennessee whiskey, but it does…

Parker’s Heritage Collection Heavy Char 8 Year Rye Review

About – Parker’s Heritage is a yearly limited release by Heaven Hill featuring a different type of whiskey each year. It is named in honor of Parker Beam, the long time master distiller for Heaven Hill. Parker passed away after a battle with ALS…

High West Bourye 2019 Review

About – High West Bourye is a limited yearly release that is as the name suggests a combination of bourbon and rye whiskeys. This is a sourced blended whiskey, but one of the great things about High West is their transparency when it comes…

Rittenhouse Rye Review

About – Rittenhouse is a classic Pennsylvania style rye. Pennsylvania and Maryland were  both hot beds for rye production in the early United States, and up until prohibition rye whiskey was the most popular alcohol in the U.S. Over the last few years rye has…