A rye whiskey from Chicago's FEW distillery, named for temperance campaigner Frances Elizabeth Willard. This is rye heavy, with a touch of corn in the mix. Aged in air-dried oak barrels, this is a spicy offering.
A rye whiskey bottled under the reinvigorated James E Pepper label. James's grandfather has a claim to having opened the first Kentucky Distillery in 1776, but the James Pepper brand really hit its height in the early part of the 20th century, although it had disappeared by the latter parts. It's now back with this bourbon-esque, fruity rye whiskey.
This single-barrel rye whiskey from Michter's works a treat both neat and in cocktails. Peppery and spicy, this also displays refreshing orange notes, plus sweet toffee/butterscotch. Very moreish.
Known as 'the Cowboy Whisky', Pendleton is a range of Canadian whiskies. This is a 100% rye, made with Mount Hood spring water, this is sweet and spicy.