Rye Whiskey

FEW Spirits Rye Whiskey Review

February 11th, 2014|


 By: Fork & Stave

Proof:  93 Proof (46.5% ABV), Aged “Less than four years”

Rating: 4 Barrels (4 out of 5)

While I’m not able to purchase it in my local market yet, I was able to get my hands on a sample of FEW Spirits Rye Whiskey release.  Whisky Advocate’s 2013 Craft Whiskey of the Year wears a very sharp embossed paper label depicting the fountain outside the Chicago World’s Fair.  Born of a small craft distillery in Evanston, IL, at the hands of Paul Hletko, FEW Rye [...]

Widow Jane Unfiltered Rye Whiskey Review

August 27th, 2013|

Widow Jane Rye Whiskey

Widow Jane Rye Whiskey

By: Fork & Stave

Barrel 1, Bottle 17

Proof: 91 Proof (45.5% ABV)

Rating: 4 Barrels (4 out of 5)

Widow Jane’s rye whiskey is aged 2 years and is made from a mash bill of 95% Rye and 5% barley.  The unfiltered whiskey starts it’s life in a Midwest distillery, it’s aged for 2 years, and shipped to New York to be brought to proof and bottled.  The water used [...]

Willett Straight Rye Whiskey Review

August 11th, 2013|

Willett Straight Rye Whiskey

Willett Straight Rye Whiskey

By: Fork & Stave

Proof: 110 Proof (55% ABV)

Rating: 5 Barrels (5 out of 5)

This is a review of Willett’s Single Barrel Rye. This product is distilled in Indiana by LDI and bottled in Bardstown, KY by KBD.  LDI is also responsible for distilling Templeton Rye, some of the High West offerings, Bulleit Rye, and Redemption Rye.  This rye’s mash bill is 95% rye and [...]