"How Rye Came Back: The Unexpected Source of a Craft Whiskey Boom"
THE ATLANTIC (Sept 2014)
The secret's is out, of course. Many of the "craft spirits" on the shelf are made by the same large industrial manufacturer. The greybeard cocktail writer Eric Felten explored this in a Daily Beast story in late July. I scratched a bit further in my September column in The Atlantic, and found out that this rye is actually outstanding — whiskey dude Jay Erisman told me this some of “the best rye in the history of rye.” How did it get that way? Have a read.