Category Archives: Pikesville Rye

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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Pikesville Maryland Rye: The End of an Era

By John Lipman (American Whiskey, ©2006) Sometime in 1972 a wooden bung was pounded home, and the last barrel of Pikesville Maryland rye whiskey was rolled into the warehouse at Majestic’s distillery in Lansdowne. And with that event, the great … Continue reading

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