Rye is Rising Again

A great article from the New York Times on the evolving popularity of Rye Bread.Click here to go to the Full Article
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How and Why to Cook with Rye

Although when we think of rye we typically think of the bread cooked from it or, at least here at Brooks Grain, the brew made with it, eating rye berries and using them for cooking and baking is a healthful option in the kitchen. Rye has a very hearty and distinct flavor profile which makes it all the better to incorporate into your cooking and baking routines. As a rye grain supplier, we like to share our love of these lesser used grains and differing ways to build them into your life. The...
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Mark Twain on Whiskey

Thoughts on whiskey: “Too much of anything is bad, but too much good whiskey is barely enough.”   Mark Twain
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Johnny Carson on Whiskey

“Happiness is having a rare steak, a bottle of whisky, and a dog to eat the rare steak.”  Johnny Carson  
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Civilization

“Civilization started with distillation.” – Justin King, Master Distiller, Ole Smoky Distillery
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Winston Churchill: Thoughts on Whiskey

Thoughts on whiskey: “The water was not fit to drink. To make it palatable, we had to add whisky. By diligent effort, I learned to like it.”Photo from Life Hack
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Ava Gardner: Thoughts on Whiskey

Thoughts on whiskey: ‎”I wish to live to 150 years old, but the day I die, I wish it to be with a cigarette in one hand and a glass of whiskey in the other.”  
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9 Famous Whiskey Quotes to Inspire Your Next Drink

There’s nothing more satisfying than a good whiskey after a long, hard day. Actually, there’s nothing more satisfying than a good whiskey, period.In honor of this spirit, we have put together 9 famous quotes by people who loved whiskey just as much as you.“Too much of anything is bad, but too much good whiskey is barely enough.” – Mark Twain “My own experience has been that the tools I need for my trade are paper, tobacco, food, and a little whisky.&...
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USDA/FAS Grain: World Markets and Trade Report, January 2014

A link to the USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) and FAS (Foreign Agriculture Service) updated information on the markets and trade of grain worldwide.  For rye, see pages 31-33.
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Production Process

The typical grain mixture for bourbon, known as the mash bill, is a minimum of 51% corn, with the remainder being wheat, rye, and/or malted barley.[1] A mash bill that contains wheat instead of rye produces what is known as a wheated bourbon. The grain is ground and mixed with water. Usually, though not always, mash from a previous distillation is added to ensure a consistent pH across batches, and a mash produced in that manner is referred to as...
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