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A Midwinter Nights Dram Review

In Rye Whiskey Reviews by Patrick "Pops" Garrett1 Comment

Editor’s Note: Billy Usrey is our guest blogger today with his High West “A Midwinter Nights Dram” review. As with our other Help Wanted applicants we ask that you share your thoughts on his post in the comments as well as online where you can find Billy at @busrey.    What to drink on a blizzardy night here in North Carolina? So much to choose from but one bottle stands out as appropriate–High West’s “A Midwinter Nights Dram®.” Being originally from Kentucky I begrudgingly admit liking High West products. Can someone other than Kentucky distilleries make bourbon and rye whiskeys? Okay, deep breath, it’s only …

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Thomas Handy Rye Review

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Every fall now, people who love whiskey and people who never drink whiskey trip over themselves to get their hands on anything Van Winkle. Around the same time, Buffalo Trace also releases their rare and limited 5-bottle Antique collection, including 3 barrel proof offerings: Thomas H. Handy Sazerac Straight Rye, George T. Stagg Straight Bourbon and William Larue Weller Bourbon. The Thomas H. Handy Sazerac Rye pays homage to the New Orleans man who, in the late 1800’s, changed the principle ingredient of the Sazerac cocktail from cognac to rye whiskey.

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Few Spirits Rye Whiskey Review

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Disclaimer: Few Spirits provided Bourbon & Banter with samples of their products for this review. we appreciate their willingness to allow us to review their products with no strings attached. Thank you. Editor’s Note: This Few Spirits Rye whiskey review is the 2nd review based on a series of samples provided by Few Spirits to Ginny Tonic and Patrick ‘Pops’ Garrett. Make sure to check out Ginny’s first review – Few Spirits Bourbon – and then come back to read this one in its entirety. The introductory text below is a repeat from the bourbon review so go ahead and skip to the actual …