Category Archives: Rye

Helloooooooo, Pittsburgh!

The Los Angeles Times. The Wall Street Journal. The New York Times. Imbibe magazine. Now, add the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette to the list of publications that have jumped on the “rye is back!” bandwagon. This is fitting, though, considering that western Pennsylvania was the source of so much rye whiskey in the years before it fellContinue Reading

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Rye Tasting IX: Black Maple Hill

(part of a series of posts on a recent panel tasting of 18 American rye whiskies that starts here. For more information on rye whiskey and additional tasting notes, pick up the January/February 2007 issue of Imbibe magazine.) Prior to the rye tasting, I knew very little about Black Maple Hill. I knew that theyContinue Reading

Rye Tasting VIII: Old Potrero, Two Ways

(part of a series of posts on a recent panel tasting of 18 American rye whiskies that starts here. For more information on rye whiskey and additional tasting notes, pick up the January/February 2007 issue of Imbibe magazine.) There are still a few people floating around who haven’t heard of Fritz Maytag and the wonderfulContinue Reading

Rye Tasting VII: the Sazerac family of ryes

(part of a series of posts on a recent panel tasting of 18 American rye whiskies that starts here. For more information on rye whiskey and additional tasting notes, pick up the January/February 2007 issue of Imbibe magazine.) After a series of rather time-consuming life distractions derailed this coverage for a couple of weeks, IContinue Reading