Allen Katz with a bottle of Ragtime Rye. Courtesy New York Distilling Company.

Why Empire Rye is a Whiskey Category You Should Know

As a classification of American whiskey, rye seems straightforward enough. The same rules as bourbon, with the namesake grain supplanting corn as the primary ingredient. You didn’t really think it'd...
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Exclusive: Kentucky Owl Founder Dixon Dedman is Mixing it Up with Eli Mason

One of Kentucky's brightest bourbon stars has taken a shine to Tennessee. Kentucky Owl Founder and gifted palate possessor Dixon Dedman has acquired a significant stake in Eli Mason:...
The Tasting Bar at Castle and Key Distillery. Photo courtesy Castle and Key.

Five SEC Teams Near Great Distilleries Worth Visiting

We know college football fans get excited about their pilgrimage to the stadium to watch their favorite team on game day. But what if we told you that road...
Halloween Candy and Bourbon Pairings 2018

The Best Bourbon and Halloween Candy Pairing Options of 2018

Bourbon lovers don’t usually need a reason to have a pour from their favorite bottles, but we’re not one to let a holiday like Halloween go by without some...

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