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Tuthilltown Hudson Maple Cask Rye: 'Flavored' Whiskey Done Right

Drinks Andrew Strenio 4 comments

The new Tuthilltown Spirits Hudson Maple Cask Rye Whiskey is not a whiskey with flavoring added, but instead a uniquely finished whiskey. And it's an absolute knockout. More

3 American Rye Whiskeys You Should Try

Drinks Andrew Strenio 33 comments

If you're not a whiskey-obsessive like myself, odds are your interaction with rye whiskey is limited to classic cocktails such as the Manhattan or the Sazerac. While those time-tested concotions certainly deserve their success, the world of rye has come a long way from the spirits that inspired them. So what exactly is a rye? More

Behind the Scenes at Tuthilltown Spirits Distillery in the Hudson Valley

Drinks Erin Zimmer 7 comments

There was no how-to-distill manual for Ralph Erenzo when he started what would become Tuthilltown Spirits in 2006. There was so little published about microdistilling at the time that he spent two and a half years with his business partner Brian Lee, experimenting with a furnace (purchased on e-Bay) and a German pot-still (no instructions included). They used apple scraps from a nearby apple-slicing plant in the Hudson Valley to produce their first batches of vodka. More

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