Bartender Approved: Bartenders’ Favorite Rye Whiskey Brands For Winter 2019

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In the last few years, rye whiskey has seen a rise in sales. Bourbon is great, but whiskey fans are increasingly heading towards the Kentucky spirit’s spicier cousin for cocktails and drinking neat. Honestly, you can’t go wrong with any whiskey for winter imbibing. But few people dispute the warm, cozy feeling you get from slowly sipping on a glass of rye whiskey.

It’s not just consumers who have gravitated toward this rye-fueled whiskey, bartenders have embraced it as well. But, like with any spirit, people have varying opinions on which brand is the best. That’s why we asked some highly respected bartenders to pick their favorite rye whiskeys for mid-winter drinking.

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