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The Dirk Diggler
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South LA
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Suggest a good Rye Whiskey
Looking to make a Sazerac, what is decent rye whiskey for $30 or less?


hobotiger
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Asbury Park, NJ
Member since Nov 2007
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re: Suggest a good Rye Whiskey
Old Overholt, it never steered my grandfather wrong. I use it as well, Michter's too


tigernchicago
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re: Suggest a good Rye Whiskey
Templeton's Phrobition Rye is about $40 in the Chicago area. I am sure it would be less in other areas.....

It is an excellent Rye ...


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Joshjrn
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Member since Dec 2008
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re: Suggest a good Rye Whiskey
To spin off of this thread, I've been looking to shore up the liqueur section of my bar (Benedictine, Herbsaint, etc). Who has the best prices? Calvin's isn't exactly on the cheap end
This post was edited on 1/10 at 7:09 pm


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RhodeIslandRed
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re: Suggest a good Rye Whiskey
The only two I know of that are readily available and reasonably priced are Jim Beam and Old Overholt.


Cosmo
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re: Suggest a good Rye Whiskey
Jim Beam and Overholt are the standards and are more than adequate for anything you would use rye whiskey for.


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Coater
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Madison, MS
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The Dirk Diggler
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South LA
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re: Suggest a good Rye Whiskey
Thanks


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tigernchicago
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re: Suggest a good Rye Whiskey
Jim Beam Rye is not very pallatable...

Templeton's is good enough to sip on the rocks...


lilwineman
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Baton Rouge
Member since Dec 2008
1002 posts

re: Suggest a good Rye Whiskey
Sazerac rye is good enough for be and preferred over overholt. Knob creek recently started making a rye as well.


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Paul Allen
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Baton Rouge, LA
Member since Nov 2007
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re: Suggest a good Rye Whiskey
Jefferson's


Icansee4miles
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re: Suggest a good Rye Whiskey
What Coater said. This is used by some of the top restaurants in New Orleans. Tasty, relatively easy to find, and reasonably priced.


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rsb831
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re: Suggest a good Rye Whiskey
Thomas H. Handy


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HoustonGumbeauxGuy
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Member since Jul 2011
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re: Suggest a good Rye Whiskey
Sazerac is good. Bulleit makes a nice rye that is affordable.


drockw1
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re: Suggest a good Rye Whiskey
Sazerac or Bulleit...both good choices...


timbo
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Red Stick, La.
Member since Dec 2011
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re: Suggest a good Rye Whiskey
I'm a also big fan of Bulleit. And it can be had for $21 a bottle at Martin Wine Cellar.


whiskey dave
Member since Jan 2013
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re: Suggest a good Rye Whiskey
File this under shameless self promotion, but I bottle a whiskey that is pretty darn tasty in a Sazerac. It's Redemption Rye, and can usually be had for under $30 a bottle. All others mentioned on this thread are also great options.
redemptionrye.com


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Patrick_Bateman
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re: Suggest a good Rye Whiskey
Old Overholt


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