Tag Archives: Rye Whiskey

4x Reservoir Distillery, by That Boutique-y Whisky Company

Reservoir Distillery is one of the thousands of micro distilleries that have popped up in the United States over the last decade or so. A lot of them are forgettable at best, but some of them are doing some very … Continue reading

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Willett, Family Estate Bottled Single Barrel Rye, cask 124, 58.7%

I have no idea why exactly, but I really love Willett. They used to release heaps of old rye whiskies, but those stocks seem to have depleted. Since a couple of years they’ve been distilling their own whiskey. Before that … Continue reading

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Roughstock Montana Straight Rye Whiskey, 45%

This second Roughstock whiskey is a 100% rye whiskey from Montana. It came third in Shai’s samples and, as the rest, it wasn’t labeled. It’s labeled as a straight rye whiskey, and there’s no age statement I can discern, so … Continue reading

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Old Hermitage Rye Whiskey Reserve, Pre-prohibition rye whiskey

I’m no buff on old American whiskey, but if I get the chance to try one I will. This, however, is only my second sample of such a dram. A couple of years back I wanted to get into bourbon … Continue reading

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Two new bottle shares!

I’ve been doing bottle shares since forever, and recently I started a group on Facebook (hidden and such) for the usual suspects of them. Those guys get first crack since they’re participating a lot and also because they’re in The … Continue reading

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Thomas H. Handy Sazerac Rye, 64.5%, Buffalo Trace Antique Collection 2009

The popularity of bourbon, rye and American whiskey in general has driven up prices massively. Especially on this side of the pond price tags are far less interesting than a couple of years ago. This is partially done by exporters¬†and¬†importers … Continue reading

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Heelslaying, or bottle ends in March

When the year started I announced how much smaller my collection had to be by the end of the year. Then, as more people were planning such escapades there was a twitter hashtag with updates on emptied bottles. I posted … Continue reading

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