ralfy review 801 Extras – Rye and my U.S. spirits stash.



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30 Comments
  1. Reply
    Сергей Шагабанов November 13, 2019 at 3:16 am

    first

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    Narmer Man November 13, 2019 at 3:19 am

    Love the extras! Thanks for everything Ralfy!

  3. Reply
    E. R. November 13, 2019 at 3:23 am

    Malty milquetoast murmuring malcontents

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    Loyal Astartes November 13, 2019 at 3:24 am

    Third

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    M Halawi November 13, 2019 at 3:25 am

    In your opinion , is it considered healthy to drink whisky mixed with Almond milk?

  6. Reply
    Kevin Etheridge November 13, 2019 at 3:28 am

    Hi Ralfy I really like the whistle pig 10 yrs old rye , I’ve been told to check out the ragtime rye (haven’t tried it yet, I’ll get a bottle when I see one) ps I have a bottle of whisky with your head on it (not your actual head, your avatar I think that’s what it is) the North Star bottling of Glenrothes 11, lovely stuff anyway all the best and bye for now.

  7. Reply
    Robin Sharkey November 13, 2019 at 3:32 am

    Alberta Premium just let out a cask strength 100%rye and it's delicious Ralfy, you must find it!

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    Thor Johansen November 13, 2019 at 3:35 am

    Hi Ralfy! I can recommend you one of the Danish Stauning Ryes matured in Rum casks. I know they are 50cl bottles and are quite expensive, but us danes probably have the most special rye bread and are known for it – the Stauning expression is quite good.

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    Max Huß November 13, 2019 at 3:39 am

    Hey Ralfy! First time Commenter long Time Fan.

    Rye is lovely. As a German you are right about Rye Bread. Love it.

    A local Distillery to me is Spreewood Distillers/ Stork Club making Rye Whisky with local Brandenburg Rye (Wild Turkey also uses German Rye for their Whiskey) which is Lovely.

    Cheers!

  10. Reply
    SOWLEG Whisky Review November 13, 2019 at 3:41 am

    Excellent historic information on rye – the extras are awesome! 🙂

  11. Reply
    Peter Tea November 13, 2019 at 3:45 am

    Bye bye, Miss American pie…

  12. Reply
    VeryUs Mumblings November 13, 2019 at 3:45 am

    Thanks for the malt-mention, but I'm pretty sure I got it from a previous episode on your channel.:) Anyway, I love rye and am glad for this extra video. I'm in Canada and I think our country has done well with rye, but could do a whole lot better. Canadian whisky is largely based on corn since the depression/prohibition era and is just in the last ten years or so started to claim 90% and 100% rye as an advertising/marketing strategy.

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    John Leonard November 13, 2019 at 4:07 am

    Good selection Ralfy. I just tossed the emptied bottle of Evan Williams bib last night. $16 USD in my parts. One I haven't seen you review is Old Grand Dad 114… DELICIOUS. Won't break the bank at $36USD for me. I will be getting a Rittenhouse bib for the Holidays and as a treat a Elijah Craig barrel proof. That will cost me $70. A lot more than I am use to paying but I loved the EC 12yr while it was still being offered.

  14. Reply
    Conor Fitzgerald November 13, 2019 at 4:20 am

    historically rye was grown in ireland to thatch houses. Which certainly chimes with your point about toughness

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    The Drüid November 13, 2019 at 4:20 am

    "Shitty liquors" is really fun to say.

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    GrimTactics November 13, 2019 at 4:29 am

    Agree on the Pappy statement. Buffalo Trace is using it as a marketing gimmick. Same with Blantons. Theyve used the "we didnt expect the demand so dont have the product" excuse since the boom started and, yet, here we are and they are still saying the same thing. I much prefer to give my money to other distilleries. **(Just my opinion mind you – you should not have to beg a liquor store to hold bottles for you).

  17. Reply
    Michael Blum November 13, 2019 at 4:30 am

    A fine discourse.

  18. Reply
    Andy Cigars November 13, 2019 at 4:33 am

    How many bottles did the brothels charge for different favors? I am thinking that a half&half would be around 1 bottle. Something more exotic like a Rusty Trombone or an Abe Lincoln would run you 2 bottles…yeah…sounds about right.

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    Victor D. November 13, 2019 at 4:34 am

    It's really hard to get rye whiskey around here, so I got some malted rye to make my own thing… I'll go for the 100% rye! Very cool that rye is the theme of the video, it came in the perfect moment!

  20. Reply
    Ben Locker November 13, 2019 at 4:59 am

    If you get the chance to get a bottle of Elijah Craig Barrel Proof, highly recommend Ralfy.

  21. Reply
    Robert Couch November 13, 2019 at 5:02 am

    Rookie question, does the aging stop once the spirit is bottled ?

  22. Reply
    Simon Ray November 13, 2019 at 5:09 am

    It was a real honour to meet you at the Glasgow Whisky Festival. I’m looking forward to tucking into your book with a good malt in hand!

  23. Reply
    peter white November 13, 2019 at 5:26 am

    I remember your review of the Rittenhouse 25 year many years ago. Probably a $3000 bottle now.

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    RobFut 99 November 13, 2019 at 5:45 am

    I’ve found an absolute belter of a gem… J.W. Kelly & CO single barrel double oaked from Chattanooga, Tennessee. Absolutely amazing, can’t recommend it enough Ralfy!

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    Rowluxillusion November 13, 2019 at 6:01 am

    I couldn't agree more Rittenhouse is excellent when I"m in an American mood, it's my go to rye. For Bourbon I like Rowan's creek a lot.

  26. Reply
    Simon Sherratt November 13, 2019 at 6:03 am

    Ralfy can you tell us more about shitty lickers

  27. Reply
    Simon Sherratt November 13, 2019 at 6:07 am

    Next review: Springbank 15

  28. Reply
    John Go November 13, 2019 at 6:13 am

    You should have mentioned what makes the flavor lacking these days, Ralfy. Efficient, for profit and not flavor, raw materials and shortened fermentation!

  29. Reply
    John Go November 13, 2019 at 6:13 am

    You should have mentioned what makes the flavor lacking these days, Ralfy. Efficient, for profit and not flavor, raw materials and shortened fermentation!

  30. Reply
    Nathan and Shelly Donahoe November 13, 2019 at 7:35 am

    Damn Ralfy! I love you.

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