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Catoctin Creek: Virginia's rye revivalists - Whisky Magazine

| News 2022
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We were very fortunate to be featured in Whisky Magazine's latest issue, an in-depth piece on Catoctin Creek and our commitment to rye whisky by Susannah Skiver Barton. Susannah writes:

American whiskey culture had largely forgotten that rye, not bourbon, was the nation’s first native style. And Virginia, where the Harrises lived, had once been a thriving hotbed of rye distillers. “Rye was the stuff,” Harris says, noting that the grain was especially useful in colonial Virginia, where tobacco was grown as a cash crop.

You can read the full story, here.