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Putnam New England Rye Whiskey Review

Putnam New England Rye Whiskey Review

Putnam New England Rye Whiskey comes courtesy of Boston Harbor Distillery, which set up shop in said harbor in 2015. Fitting for its location, the brand is steeped in history. It’s located inside a brick building first built in 1859, and the many businesses it hosted over the years have…read more →

Miss Scarlet Cocktail Recipe

Miss Scarlet Cocktail Recipe

Cocktail Enthusiast has teamed up with the good people at Cocktails & Classics, the LOGO TV show that combines good drinks with classic films. Each week, Michael Urie and friends will take a close look at campy, quotable movies like Clue, Showgirls and Sister Act while drinking CE-provided cocktails. First…read more →

Rye Whiskey Cocktails to Drink this Fall

Rye Whiskey Cocktails to Drink this Fall

There’s never a bad time to drink rye whiskey, but the cooler whether makes the warming, spicy qualities of rye even more enjoyable. So it’s this time of year that we tend to break out bottles of rye with abandon. In this case, we’ve got four cocktails from a couple…read more →

McKenzie Rye Whiskey Review

McKenzie Rye Whiskey Review

It’s hard to deny that we’re in the midst of a rye shortage. (It’s also hard to believe, as new ryes are released seemingly every month.) American sales of rye whiskey have exploded since the beginning of the cocktail renaissance, but with most ryes being aged in casks for at…read more →

George Dickel Rye Whisky Review

George Dickel Rye Whisky Review

George Dickel Rye Whisky is the newest player to enter the rapidly-growing rye whiskey category. Master Distiller John Lunn created this product to address the increased demand for rye in the marketplace, which is thanks in large part to the classic cocktail renaissance. It joins a Dickel lineup that already…read more →

Wild Turkey 81 Rye Whiskey Review

Wild Turkey 81 Rye Whiskey Review

In what’s been a busy year for the whiskey brand, Wild Turkey recently introduced Wild Turkey 81 Rye Whiskey, an 81-proof spirit that joins Wild Turkey’s flagship 101-proof rye. This follows last year’s release of Wild Turkey 81 Proof Bourbon, a product that’s also joined by a 101 proof sibling.…read more →

Bulleit Rye Whiskey Review

Bulleit Rye Whiskey Review

Bulleit Rye is a new offering from the fine folks behind Bulleit Bourbon. The bourbon already boasts a relatively high rye content, but the new Bullet Rye Whiskey is composed of 95% rye grains, a much higher concentration than the mandated 51%. The actual juice is sourced from LDI, the…read more →

The Algonquin Cocktail

The Algonquin Cocktail

The Algonquin Cocktail is named for the Algonquin Hotel in New York, a popular meeting place for writers during the early 1900s, including the troupe that comprised the famed Algonquin Round Table. The cocktail is one of those drinks where the creator must have rummaged through his booze stash and…read more →

Templeton Rye Whiskey Review

Templeton Rye Whiskey Review

Templeton Rye is a small batch rye whiskey aged for more than four years in charred new white oak barrels. Templeton traces its roots back to prohibition. When booze was outlawed in 1920, some enterprising residents of tiny Templeton, Iowa came together to create Templeton Rye Whiskey. Templeton was purportedly…read more →

Old Pal Cocktail

Old Pal Cocktail

Who can resist a cocktail as comforting (in name, at least) as the Old Pal? Sure it’s got the spicy bite of rye whiskey and the bitter charm of Campari, but the unifying addition of dry vermouth brings it all together. The Old Pal first appeared in the 1922 edition of…read more →

WhistlePig Straight Rye Whiskey Review

WhistlePig Straight Rye Whiskey Review

WhistlePig Straight Rye Whiskey is a 10-year old, 100 proof, 100 percent Canadian rye spirit bottled at the WhistlePig Farm in Vermont. The whiskey officially launched in November, and its first batch of just 1,000 cases has already received some impressive reviews, including a rating of 96 points by Wine…read more →