rye whiskey


Definition of rye whiskey 

: a whiskey distilled from rye or from rye and malt

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Response to the rye whiskey’s first batch has been positive, Lents said, in large part due to its bold flavors. Wesley Case, baltimoresun.com, "Baltimore Whiskey Company to release more Epoch Rye on Friday, say goodbye to Remington distillery," 25 Apr. 2018 No true Kentuckian would have tolerated Colonel Roosevelt's mint julep recipe simply because the president's steward used rye whiskey instead of bourbon and also added a dash of brandy to it. Mark Will-weber, Town & Country, "A Complete History of the Mint Julep," 10 Apr. 2017 The ingredients are as follows: 1 ½ ounces of rye whiskey, ¾ ounce applejack and ¾ ounce Yellow Chartreuse. Frederick N. Rasmussen, baltimoresun.com, "Classic cocktails — including Lord Baltimore Hotel’s Diamondback Cocktail — and vintage postcards mix deliciously in new book," 4 June 2018 Export revenues for bourbon, Tennessee whiskey and rye whiskey products topped $1 billion in 2017, continuing a strong trend in recent years, according to the Distilled Spirits Council. Bruce Schreiner, USA TODAY, "European Union tariffs stir unrest among American whiskey producers," 21 June 2018 Chad Spicer, a Louisiana native and artist, serves as interim bartender and chief brand officer at Soltis Family Spirits Co. in Thornton where his cocktail menu spans two pages and incorporates Soltis pecan and rye whiskeys and spiced rum. Vickie Snow Jurkowski, chicagotribune.com, "In Thornton, Soltis family distills spirits amid remnants of South Side bootleg lore," 29 Mar. 2018 MANHATTAN Ingredients - 2 oz rye whiskey - 1 oz sweet vermouth - 2 dashes Angostura Bitters Instructions Stir the rye, vermouth, and bitters in a mixing glass with ice. Sam Dangremond, Town & Country, "What's the Difference Between an Old Fashioned and a Manhattan Cocktail?," 21 Aug. 2017 The rickhouse will store up to 18,000 barrels of the distillery's bourbon and rye whiskey that will be released in 2019. Chris Mayhew, Cincinnati.com, "Despite trade tariffs, Newport's New Riff Distilling ready to unveil bourbon," 18 June 2018 Soltis currently serves its pecan and rye whiskeys plus spiced rum containing molasses and sugar from their Louisiana contacts. Vickie Snow Jurkowski, chicagotribune.com, "In Thornton, Soltis family distills spirits amid remnants of South Side bootleg lore," 29 Mar. 2018

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1785, in the meaning defined above

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