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Rye Whiskey

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Nice article on Rye Whiskey in today's San Francisco Chronicle

http://sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi...

Am thinking of changing my name to Ryeguy7...

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  1. Thanks for the link. I'm primarily a Scotch and Irish Whisk(e)y drinker but these sound fascinating.

    1. Absolutely worth trying. I had a Hirsch 18 year old several years ago and it was excellent. I now use rye -- Pikesville or Overholt, Sazerac if I can find it -- in whiskey based cocktails like a Manhattan or Sour, and it makes a huge difference. The rye is much drier than bourbon and as a result I think it works well in drinks that tend to have a sweet base anyway, like the Manhattan or Sour. Anyway, give it a try!