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rye

 [ri]
the cereal plant Secale cereale, and its nutritious seed.

rye

(rī) [AS. ryge]
A cereal grass that produces a grain used in food and beverage production. When rye grain is infected with a certain fungus, ergot is produced.

Rye,

city in New York where the classification was first identified in 1965.
Rye classification - classification of Hodgkin disease according to lymphocyte predominance, nodular sclerosing, mixed cellularity, and lymphocyte depletion types.
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In his portfolio is Tap 357 Canadian Maple Rye Whiskey, which melds cask-aged rye whiskies with 'Canada 1 Light' maple syrup tapped at the first hint of Quebecois spring.
Only three major distillers still make rye whiskies (Wild Turkey, Heaven Hill and Buffalo Trace's Sazerac), but the style is now being micro-distilled by people such as Fritz Maytag at Anchor Steam Brewing.
Beam has long produced some of the best-selling rye whiskies, including Jim Beam--the world's leading rye whiskey, as well as Old Overholt and (ri)1.