Rye WhiskeyKentucky Straight Rye Whiskey is made from selected American rye grain that is cut to maximize the flavor extracted from the grains.
Rye whiskey grows explosivelyRye whiskey has grown by almost 900% in the US since 2009. Today, sales of Rye whiskey amount to almost $ 1 billion, according to new figures from the US industry Body. And growth is expected to rise further this year, especially driven by brands such as Bulleit, Jim Bean, Wild Turkey as well as the many new small distilleries in the US.
Also, American Bourbon is growing and US whiskey sales are around $ 4.5 billion. The largest market is not surprising Canada, but the UK, Germany and France also see nice growth in American whiskey. However, Brazil is seeing the greatest growth.
Rye whiskey is distilled from at least 51% rye and often has a more grainy appearance in taste. Also in Denmark whiskey is made on rye, among other things. of the Stauning Distillery in West Jutland.