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The Whiskey Rebellion and the Rebirth of Rye
The Whiskey Rebellion and the Rebirth of Rye

The Whiskey Rebellion and the Rebirth of Rye

A Pittsburgh Story



142 Pages, 5 x 7

Formats: Trade Paper, EPUB, Mobipocket

Trade Paper, $16.95 (US $16.95) (CA $22.95)

Publication Date: November 2017

ISBN 9780998904160

Rights: WOR

Belt Publishing (Nov 2017)


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A short history of rye whiskey's founding, floundering, and current flourishing in Pittsburgh. The book takes reader on a fun tour of the Whiskey Rebellion, the role of Pittsburgh robber barons in developing the rye industry, and the rebirth of craft distillery in the twentieth century. Includes an illustrated guide to making rye whiskey and recipes.


"If you like a mix of elevating spirits and fractious politics—filtered through the glories of American free enterprise—The Whiskey Rebellion and the Rebirth of Rye goes down nice and smooth." —John Allison, Pittsburgh Quarterly

Author Biography

Mark Meyer and Meredith Meyer Grelli are the co-owners of Wigle Whiskey, Pittsburgh's first distillery since Prohibition. They both live in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.