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1920s Hopkins Professor Sought 34 Gallons of Rye for Research During Prohibition

By James Stimpert (Johns Hopkins University Hub, 8/11/2016) A rather unusual permit application resides in the Records of the Office of the President in the Johns Hopkins University Archives. In April 1920, Professor John B. Watson, a psychologist credited as … Continue reading

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Rye Whiskey, I Cry

A journey into Maryland rye’s past . . . and future By Baynard Woods (Baltimore City Paper, 11/14/2012) Rye Whiskey used to be the drink of Maryland. There were two styles, in fact: a Pennsylvania and a Maryland style. The … Continue reading

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1937 Pikesville Rye ad

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Rye Whiskey Was Once Synonymous With Maryland

By Frederick N. Rasmussen, (The Baltimore Sun, 2/26/2011) …During rye whiskey’s golden age, connoisseurs across the land instantly associated Wight’s Sherbrook, Old Reserve, Ryebrook, Mount Vernon, Sherwood Pure Rye, Hunter’s — “First Over the Bars” — and Pikesville Rye, to … Continue reading

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