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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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That's a plus for Canadian whisky, which has been synonymous with rye whisky, because that grain figures prominently in many blends.
For instance, what can be bottled as rye whisky in Canada wouldn't meet U.S.
As rye whiskey surges, Heaven Hill has taken its age-old Rittenhouse Bottle-in-Bond Straight Rye Whisky and redesigned its packaging, giving it a look that is based on the original labels from the 1930s.
A blend of three-year-old Canadian rye whisky and topnotch "Canada 1 Extra Clear" maple syrup, Sortilege is aged in hand-selected white oak barrels for a minimum of three years.
Imported by Van Gogh Imports, TAP 357 is a small-batch maple-flavored Canadian rye whisky that became available in February 2012.
While 2011 saw the re-release of the spiced whisky Revel Stoke, 2012 saw the introduction of Spicebox Canadian Spiced Rye Whisky. Here's an 80 proof whisky containing notes of rye, vanilla, nutmeg, cinnamon and black pepper.
A straight rye whisky doesn't even have to be made in Canada--it just has to have at least 51% rye grain.