The Whiskey Rebellion and The Rebirth of Rye: A Pittsburgh Story
By Mark Meyer and Meredith Meyer Grelli
The Whiskey Rebellion and the Rebirth of Rye takes readers on a tour of the spirit’s founding, floundering, and current flourishing. Authors Mark Meyer and Meredith Meyer Grelli explore rye whiskey’s revolutionary origins in Western Pennsylvania, the role of Gilded Age robber barons in developing the rye industry and the reemergence of craft distilling in the twenty-first century. Featuring an illustrated guide on how to make rye whiskey and delicious cocktail recipes, this short book makes a compelling case that American whiskey’s rightful home is Pittsburgh.
Praise for The Whiskey Rebellion and the Rebirth of Rye:
"If you like a mix of elevating spirits and fractious politics—filtered through the glories of American free enterprise—The Whiskey Rebellion and the Rebirth of Rye goes down nice and smooth." Pittsburgh Quarterly
Mark Meyer and Meredith Meyer Grelli are co-founders of Wigle Whiskey, a family owned and operated craft distillery based in Pittsburgh’s Strip District.
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