Rabbit Hole Bourbon

After Pernod Ricard acquired a majority share in Rabbit Hole back in 2019, the distillery rebranded their products, with a name change to honor influential figures and places in Louisville, as well as in the life of founder Kaveh Zamanian. I have always been a bit confused by the naming of Rabbit Hole Bourbon and Rye, so I’m just going to take a minute to clarify that for myself. You all are welcome to come along!

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Wild Turkey Rare Breed Rye Review

If you are in the mood for that rye flavor through and through, then I’d reach for a 95/5 rye. But if you would like something with some unexpected flavors and a bit less of the concentrated rye notes, then this Wild Turkey Rare Breed Rye is definitely worth a try, and by the way, is very aptly named.

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Peerless Absinthe Barrel Finished Rye

The Peerless absinthe barrel finished rye is one of two spirits produced as a collaboration between Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co. and Copper & Kings American Brandy Company. The rye starts as regular Peerless rye. Then it is finished for an undisclosed amount of time in barrels which were previously used by Copper & Kings to age their absinthe.

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Pikesville Rye – A Maryland Rye

Pikesville Rye is said to be a Maryland Rye made by Heaven Hill Distillery. The accepted defining characteristics of Maryland Rye now-a-days seem to be that it contains a fairly high corn content, and it’s a little more sweet and a little less spicy than ryes made with much higher percentages of rye in their mashbills.

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Elijah Craig Launches Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey in Limited Markets

BARDSTOWN, KY – Elijah Craig, a leading premium Kentucky Bourbon, today announced the launch of Elijah Craig Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey. The line extension affords experimenting whiskey fans the opportunity to challenge their palates with a new extra-aged Rye offering from the award-winning Elijah Craig family of Bourbons. Elijah Craig Rye is made as a…

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Kentucky Owl® Rye Batch #3 to Hit Shelves Beginning in August

Kentucky Owl® Rye Batch #3 to Hit Shelves Beginning in August

BARDSTOWN, Ky., Aug. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Kentucky Owl®, “The Wise Man’s Bourbon,” today announced the release of Kentucky Owl 10-Year Old Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey Batch #3. At 114-proof and 57% alcohol by volume, the highly sought-after whiskey will start arriving on store shelves and behind bars in select markets later this month. Rye #3 is crafted with the same tradition and attention to detail as each of the batches of Kentucky Owl bourbon and rye that came before it. Batch #3 features citrus, orange juice, grapefruit, oak, anise, and barbeque spice on the nose. The combination of barrel sweetness, caramel candy, creamy vanilla, toffee, and hazelnut coat the palate before moving into a finish of licorice, absinthe, nutmeg, and a mild flash of cayenne pepper.

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Kentucky Owl Rye Batch #3 Announced

In very brief Facebook and Instagram posts, Kentucky Owl announced their upcoming rye. They stated simply “Rye 3 is a 114 proof blend, boasting a varied nose including citrus, oak, anise, and barbecue, with a sweet flavor and spiced followthrough. The 10-year liquid unites barrel sweetness, vanilla, caramel and hazelnut, with licorice and other spices,…

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