"IN gold-rush-era San Francisco, bars lined every block of the Barbary Coast, the area where pioneer mixologists — back when they were called bartenders — honed their craft. Rye whiskey was their staple. A hundred years later, a visitor would have been lucky to find one or two rye labels on the shelves of bars in major American cities;bourbon had taken over as the American whiskey.

Over the last few years, though, that has changed, as rye has emerged as a go-to craft spirit of the moment."

As a rye lover, this is great news for me. Read more here