Valentine Distilling Co. Debuts Rye Whiskey to its Acclaimed Collection

Valentine Distilling Co. Debuts Rye Whiskey to its Acclaimed Collection
Mayor Pingree Rye Whiskey at Local Retailers Now

Ferndale, MI – Valentine Distilling Co. has added a rye whiskey to its award-winning Mayor Pingree family. The Mayor Pingree Rye Whiskey is a distinct, 90-Proof beverage that is sure to contribute excellence to the collection of Valentine products. 

"Mayor Pingree Rye is an archetypal example of rye flavors and aromas, presented impressively through a tremendously smooth and mild body that is very difficult to deliver in a 4-year-old rye,” Valentine’s Head Distiller and Product Manager Justin Aden said. “The 'nature-forward' notes – wild honey, rhubarb, and fresh hayloft – collude very well with traditional notes of caramel, dusty oak and the grains hallmark spice finish to produce a quintessential snapshot of rye whiskey at four years along its aging journey.”

The Mayor Pingree Rye Whiskey has a mild auburn color with freshwater cattail stalks, newspaper pulp, hayloft, dusty oak furniture, and caramel candies scents.

Its mouthfeel has a round, smooth and viscous front bridging sleekly into an abrupt, keynote rye-spice finish. This is a very friendly and informing pour, excellent for classic rye cocktails.

Its Macadamia nut, cashew, rhubarb, and wild honey flavors make it a truly unique beverage that leaves a lasting impression.

The Mayor Pingree Rye Whiskey 90 Proof’s first shipment has made its way to store shelves, and Valentine will continue to release limited quantities sporadically.

“The Rye Whiskey has seen great success in its first couple weeks. I am very excited for the general public to try out our new addition and show what a real rye whiskey is made of,” said Rifino Valentine, President and Founder of Valentine Distilling Co.

Information on locations and distributors can be found on Valentine Distilling’s website.


About Valentine Distilling Co.





Established in 2007 and among the nation’s first craft distilleries, Valentine Distilling Co. is an American pioneer of small batch, handcrafted spirits.  In early 2016, Valentine Vodka was announced as winner of “World’s Best Vodka” by The World Vodka Awards in London. And most recently, Valentine Distilling Co. shared its first television commercial with viewers around the world to celebrate this award. The company’s award-winning vodka, gin, and bourbon are available in seven states, Western Europe and Ontario. In the tradition of Detroit’s manufacturing leadership, Ferndale, Michigan-based Valentine Distilling Co. is dedicated to American ingenuity, quality manufacturing, and small batch distilling using old world techniques that create superior products.