Ragged Branch started making their Straight Rye Whiskey several years ago after ending up with a surplus of rye on their farm near Charlottesville. They worked with Master Distiller Dave Pickerell to design the recipe, heavy on the rye and no corn in the mash bill. First released in bottles at the distillery in the fall of 2019, and now the first Bottled-in-Bond 100 Proof offering available at Virginia ABC stores, joining their flagship Signature and Wheated Bourbons.
Ragged Branch Virginia Straight Rye is drier and spicier than our bourbons. You get layers of dried fruit, almond, and maybe a little sweet tobacco.
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