Basil Hayden’s Rye Whiskey

Hello Basil Hayden’s Rye!  Basil Hayden’s was the very first Bourbon that changed my opinion and taste buds and got me started with the Bourbon bug, so let’s see how the rye stands up. This is a part of Booker Noe’s small batch Bourbon collection.  The bottle says it’s “aged and blended with a rye […]

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Blind Rye Showdown

I’ve been on a bit of a rye kick lately and realized that we didn’t have much in our collection, so we picked up a couple of things I’ve been wanting to try and instead of reviewing them one-by-one, I thought it might be fun to do a blind tasting since watching Kate do her bottom shelf […]

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Review: Willett 2 Year Rye

If you read other reviews I write, you know that I generally nerd out on history stuff and want to talk about the business details of some of these distilleries that I love, but its kind of late as I’m writing this, I’m kind of tired, and I honestly just want to drink this whiskey […]

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Review: Pikesville Rye

Pikesville Straight Rye is Heaven Hill’s newest rye expression and joins it’s Rittenhouse and Pikesville Supreme brands in the rye game. If you know me, you know that I like a good rye, and to be honest, Rittenhouse is my go-to. It’s only $18, it’s 4 years old, it’s BIB, and pretty much any time I […]

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Review: Woodford Reserve Rye

Chris Morris, Master Distiller at Woodford Reserve, has been tinkering with rye whiskey for some time now. Woodford Reserve released a pair of 375ml bottles containing “Old World” and “New World” ryes (in other words, “used barrel” and “new barrel”, respectively) as their 2011 Master’s Collection. Brown-Forman also chipped in and made all of Heaven Hill’s […]

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