Rye Whiskey

Bourbon and scotch may be best-sellers, but rye whiskey is increasingly often the drink of choice for many whiskey connoisseurs. Find out the new bottles, recipes and brands to try.
Manhattan cocktail
Trinidad Sour
Trinidad Sour
A petite, elegant cocktail glass holds a dark red drink with a cherry at the bottom, its stem breaking the surface. The background is a dark blue tablecloth.
Remember the Maine
sazerac cocktail in a crystal-cut glass with a lemon peel garnish
old pal cocktail with a lemon twist and blue background
Old Pal
Scofflaw cocktail
Monte Carlo cocktail in a rocks glass over one large ice cube, served on a white napkin
Monte Carlo
red-hued Hot Blooded cocktail in a coupe glass, garnished with heart-shaped orange peels and lime peels on a skewer
Hot Blooded
New York Sour cocktail in a rocks glass on a sunny countertop
New York Sour
Greenpoint cocktail in a coupe with lemon peel garnish
boulevardier cocktail over one large ice cube and with an orange peel garnish
ginger ale highball cocktail with ice, served against a dark backdrop
Ginger Ale Highball
Red Hook cocktail
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A Collins glass filled with clear ice cubes and an amber-hued effervescent drink
White Summer Sazerac
Toronto cocktail
Horse's Neck cocktail
Horse’s Neck
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A long-stemmed coupe with a short flat bowl holds a bright orange cocktail. The drink is garnished with two dark cherries on a metal pick. The background and floor are both gray marble.
Ward Eight
Boilermaker cocktail with half-full beer next to a whiskey shot
Kylo Rye
Manhattan on the rocks
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Bensonhurst cocktail
Bourbon vs rye illustration
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Improved Whiskey Cocktail
Improved Whiskey Cocktail
Rittenhouse Rye Straight Rye Whisky bottle
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Saz with a Sting cocktail
Saz with a Sting
Black Manhattan
Black Manhattan
#4 With a Smile cocktail
#4 With a Smile
Perfect Manhattan cocktail
Perfect Manhattan
New rye whiskey bottles 2022
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Brooklyn cocktail
Chit-Cha Toddy
Chit-Cha Toddy
Jagermeister Old Fashioned Cocktail
Jägermeister Old Fashioned
Great Pumpkin cocktail
Great Pumpkin
A Nick & Nora glass rests on a beige windowsill next to a potted plant. It’s filled with a golden cocktail, and a cherry rests at the bottom of the glass.
Large-Format Red Hook
photo composite
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Stone Fence cocktail in a collins glass with a mint sprig garnish, set beside an apple and cinnamon sticks
Stone Fence
Here Comes the Sun Cocktail
Here Comes the Sun
Wormwood Rye
Red Hook cocktail in a cocktail glass with a skewered cherry balanced on the rim
Red Hook
A short rocks glass with thin walls holds a vivid red-orange cocktail over a large, clear ice cube. A thin slice of orange peel is the only garnish, and the background of the photo is indistinct and hazy.
Rock & Rye
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Northern Harvest Buck in a highball glass, garnished with a mint sprig and lemon wheel
Northern Harvest Buck
Another Fine Mes
Another Fine Mes
Tootsie Roll cocktail in a coupe, with a skewered cherry garnish balanced on the rim
Tootsie Roll
A bright yellow shaken cocktail served in a short coupe glass with a dramatic beveled stem; the drink is placed on a white marble surface with a dark, shadowy background
Monte Cassino
Crimson King
A faceted rocks glass rests on a polished concrete surface. The glass holds ice cubes and a golden yellow drink topped with white foam and some chunks of apples.
Summer Rye
Rittenhouse Rye Whiskey
Black-Eyed Rye cocktail in a Highball glass, garnished with mint leaves and three skewered blackberries
Black-Eyed Rye
A pint glass sits on a table against a brick wall, with slices of beef jerky around it. The glass is rimmed with dry rub and garnished with a strip of jerky. The drink is a pale yellow.
Rub & Rye
Malena cocktail
McKInley's Delight cocktail in a stemmed cocktail glass on a dark gray granite surface
McKinley’s Delight
A Martini glass with a tapered lip rests on a black surface against a black background. The drink within is bright orange-red and garnished with an orange peel.
Jane Russell cocktail in a cocktail glass, garnished with an orange peel balanced on the rim
Jane Russell
1792 Kentucky White Dog Julep
1792 Kentucky White Dog Julep