Experts Tell Us The Absolute Best Rye Whiskeys For Beginners - Uproxx

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Catoctin Creek Roundstone Rye 80 Proof

Yet another article in the vein of "So you think you don't like rye?" Uproxx surveys a bunch of industry people, and comes up with the list of ryes for beginners.

Andy Nelson, co-founder and head distiller at Nelson's Green Brier Distillery in Nashville gives us the shout out:

The best beginner rye is Catoctin Creek’s Roundstone Rye. It has some really beautiful Bourbon-like notes in the beginning, things like cherry and maple, but then flows into flavors more typically associated with Rye.
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I get great cinnamon and nutmeg followed by a sort of cooling mint note that is simultaneously familiar and unexpected. It’s an excellent go-to rye in my opinion.

You can read the full story, here. Thanks, Andy!! Cheers!


 


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