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Smooth Ambler’s rye whiskey adventure


​​​The unicorn chasers will be out in force this holiday season, as Smooth Ambler Spirits unveils its first 100 per cent self-distilled rye whiskey. Founders’ Cask Strength Series Straight Rye Whiskey is a five-year-old, non-chill filtered, non-carbon filtered, straight rye whiskey. It will mark a milestone as Smooth Ambler’s first release of rye whiskey that was entirely mashed, fermented, distilled, aged and bottled at their distillery in West Virginia.

Approximately 5,700 bottles will be distributed in California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Michigan, North Carolina, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas and West Virginia. 

It was time to catch up with Smooth Ambler founder and CEO John Little to find out more about this latest release.

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