<div>Bourbon News & Notes: Smoke gets in your cocktail (at River House), plus two new ryes and Bard Distillery</div>
BOURBON NEWS & NOTES – for 8 January 2021, by Susan Reigler Two New Rye Releases to Note Two Kentucky producers have recently released rye whiskeys. One is distilled in Danville by Wilderness Trail and the other is aged on the Mississippi River at the far western tip of the state by O.H. Ingram. The Wilderness Trail limited release single barrel rye pick by ascot-wearing American whiskey authority Fred Minnick was heralded with the announcement “Ascot what you can do for whiskey, but what whiskey can do for you.” (Groan. Though puns are hard to resist.) It was aged for three years and seven months and bottled at 104 proof. The rye is only available at the Wilderness Trail giftshop, https://shop.wildernesstraildistillery.com, and retails for $63.00. Note, if you live in the Washington, D.C. area, bottles are also for sale at  Modern Liquors, https://www.modernliquors.com. So far, O.H. Ingram River Aged whiskeys are only for sale...Read more