Ask a group of American drinkers what they think of when the phrase “America’s original spirit” is uttered, and any number of them will answer “bourbon.” And they would be wrong.
 “When I tell people that there were over 200 distilleries focused on making rye whiskey prior to Prohibition, they don’t believe me,” said whiskey devotee Mike Miller, owner of Chicago’s whiskey and rock and roll bar, Delilah’s. “But it’s ...

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