Rye WhiskeyAmerican Whiskey
Rye is all about rich spice, power, structure and a distinctively bitter finish. These attributes can make it challenging to taste when young, but with time they mellow into new levels of complexity. Rittenhouse and Sazerac are two to watch out for.
Did you know?
- Confusingly, Canadian whisky is still often referred to as ‘rye’ in the States – even though, these days, few whiskeys from north of the border are heavy on the rye
Typical Character and Style of Rye Whiskey