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Rye Renaissance

Jack Bettridge
Issue: September 30, 2013

If we were astonished a decade ago when rye whiskey was suddenly rediscovered by young mixologists, the biggest gobsmacker is coming now. The rye rage is no mere splash in a cocktail shaker. More than just a way to inject nuance—and historical integrity—into classic drinks, the whiskey has developed into a connoisseur's category. And signs indicate that the explosion has yet to begin in earnest. Wine Spectator's Jack Bettridge explains.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands August 20, 2013.

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