There are few things more uniquely American than rye whiskey (we should know). But sometimes certain traditions get lost in the shuffle of history– ask even a big-city bartender what ryes they stock, and you may well receive a blank stare in response. Today, we raise our glasses in hopes that this will change. Learn up on your rye whiskies. Realize that you’ve been making your Manhattans wrong all these years. Educate a bartender or two. Reconnect with your heritage. A nice place to start? Jefferson’s Straight Rye Whiskey, the newest addition to their line of small-batch whiskies. Go ahead, drink up– consider it American History 101. Learn more here.