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Whisky Advocate On The Great Rye Whiskey Revival

January 6, 2020

“For many drinkers, Bourbon can be a bit too sweet,” says Todd Leopold, distiller and co-founder at Leopold Bros. in Denver. “The American palate—at least for foodies—is moving very, very rapidly away from sweet and over into savory, bitter, and hot. Think of how popular bitter IPAs and aperitifs have become.” It’s all very good news for rye whiskey, and although it’s still a small sliver of the American whiskey category, rye continues to grow in popularity among discerning drinkers who relish complex, often intense flavors. Whisky Advocate has the full story.

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