This type of American whiskey must have at least 51% rye in it's mash bill to be called rye. Theses whiskies carry a spicy, punchy character due to the common use of being matured in virgin oak casks. Rye whiskey is also the base spirit to many classic cocktails including The Manhattan and the Sazerac. If you stumble upon a whiskey that says 'straight rye', that's because it's been aged in new charred oak barrels for a minimum of two years.

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Bulleit Rye 45% (Bottle - 1/70cl)

After the highly popular bourbon, Bulleit now have a rye on the shelves! Made from a mashbill of 95% rye (which is simply wonderful) and 5% malted barley. A very complex rye from the Bulleit distillery, definite notes of vanilla, tobacco, fruity zests and warming cinnamon spices. San Fransisco worlds Spirit Competition 2013 - Gold Medal - Rye Whiskey


FEW & The Flaming Lips Brainville Rye Whiskey 40% (Bottle - 1/75cl)

A collaborative from FEW and the rock band The Flaming Lips, which takes its name Brainville Rye from a song off one of their albums. This rye whiskey is made using malted barley, corn, rye and French wine yeast too. 5,000 bottles were produced. 


FEW Rye 46.5% (Bottle - 1/70cl)

An award-winning rye from the FEW spirits distillery in Evanston, Illinois, USA. 
A very well balanced and superbly complex rye whiskey bottled at 46.5% ABV (93 Proof). FEW rye won Whisky Advocates Craft Whiskey of The Year in 2013! 


FEW Rye Cask Strength Single Barrel 60.5% (Bottle - 1/75cl)

FEW is one of the cult distilleries growing out of the US craft movement, and this is certainly one of the Illinois-based distillers’ more interesting releases. It’s a rye whiskey that clocks in at a bold 60.5% ABV, and is drawn from a single barrel. An excellent whiskey both for mixologists and for those who want to sip neat.


Jim Beam Rye 40% (Bottle - 1/70cl)

Rye whiskey from the Jim Beam distillery, aged for around 4 years and contains 51% rye grain in its mash bill. This is great value.


Koval Rye 40% (Half Btl - 1/50cl)

Aged in Minnesota oak, this single barrel rye whiskey from Koval in Chicago, USA, uses 100% rye grain in the mashbill.


Michters US*1 Straight Rye 42.4%

A superb straight rye from the Michter's distillery in Louisville, Kentucky. This whiskey is made using top quality American rye, before it is matured for a minimum of three years in charred white oak. The result is intense and complex spice, more than perfect for your ideal Sazerac cocktail.


Pikesville 6 Year Old 110 Proof Straight Rye 55% (Bottle - 1/70cl)

An incredible kentucky straight rye from Pikesville by the Heaven Hill distillery, this 6-year-old was awarded Worlds Best Rye Whiskey at the World Whiskies Awards 2016. Oh wait, and to top things off, Jim Murray gave it 97.5 points in his 2016 Whisky Bible. One Per Customer Only


Ragtime Rye Whiskey 45.2% (Bottle - 1/70cl)

Rye whiskey from the New York Distilling Company using a mashbill containing 72% rye, 16% corn and 12% malted barley. Aged for a minimum of three years, Ragtime is a firm contender for Manhattan cocktails.


Rebel Yell Small Batch Rye 45% (Bottle - 1/70cl)

A high Rye content here from top Kentucky distiller Heaven Hill under the "Rebel Yell" label that also produces a more wheated style of bourbon that is equally great value for money.
Not just any ordinary rye whiskey from Louisville, this is a real rebel of a Small Batch Rye. Plenty of spiced woody notes alongside some sweeter black cherry, menthol and fruity liquorice notes.