Do Spirits Actually Have Terroir? Testing Taste of Place in American Rye Whiskey

2017 Convention Education Track 1 - Technical and Distilling In Library

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  • Presenter(s): Alexander Grelli and Meredith Meyer-Grelli
  • Duration: 46:34
  • Available in HD?: Yes

As craft distilleries grow and seek differentiation, one area of focus is the idea of place. Can we extend this idea into farm-to-glass? This question is pondered (and answered) through a somewhat scientific study of whiskeys distilled from rye grain sourced around the continent. The “rye project,” is a way to engage and educate consumers, keep ourselves on our toes, and learn more about our craft.

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