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Ginger Rye Whiskey

Ginger Rye Whiskey


Standard Proof’s Ginger Rye Whiskey starts with a simple premise: real ingredients. No artificial flavors are used to create the succulent ginger flavor you’ll find here. Instead, drinkers will be delighted by the rich flavor that comes from real ginger root infusions and an intensive aging ritual. It’s no surprise that this selection took home Gold at the 2021 SIPs competition. You’ll be won over, too, with one swig of this whiskey — whether you’re enjoying it neat, in a shot, on the rocks, or mixed in a cocktail.


  • 2 oz Ginger Rye

  • 3⁄4 oz Lemon Juice

  • 3⁄4 oz Simple Syrup

  • 3-4 mint leaves

Shake ingredients with ice and strain into a rocks glass with ice. Garnish with a lemon wedge and mint leaf.


  • 2 oz Ginger Rye

  • 4 oz Ginger Beer

Add ingredients to collins glass and add ice. Garnish with a lemon wedge.

The Ingredients

At Standard Proof, everything starts with the recipe. We select only the best and freshest ingredients for each of our rye whiskeys, including our ginger variation. We start with our award-winning Straight Rye that consist of a rye, corn, and malted barley mash bill, aged for a minimum of two years in new American oak barrels and then we infuse with real ginger root. After being freshly harvested, ginger root is infused into each batch continuously for 12 weeks, creating a deliciously rich and impressively spicy whiskey, perfect for any occasion.

The Process

The Standard Proof process is unlike any other — and we aren’t just saying that. We use proprietary methods that honor whiskey traditions while bringing new life to an American treasure. The magic happens in our American oak barrels, crafted to bring a balanced spice and oak flavor to our ginger rye whiskey. After aging for a minimum of two years, the liquor is filtered using our exclusive technique and finally rested and bottled at 80 proof.

The Results

Premium ingredients and a proprietary process make for an enticingly spicy drink. At two years in the making, our ginger rye whiskey represents excellence in whiskey and innovation in flavor. Enjoy yours in a mule, on the rocks, or in a shot — the choice is yours. Just be sure to savor the flavor as you taste the natural ginger infusions and oak barrel aging.

Nashville’s Whiskey Experts

Nashville is already known as Music City, but Standard Proof may earn Tennessee’s capital the title of Whiskey City, too. Distilled in Tennessee and enjoyed around the country, Standard Proof is indeed setting the standard for fine liquor made in the south. Visit our Nashville tasting room, located conveniently downtown at 219 5th Ave. North, where you can sample products and enjoy the atmosphere that surrounds excellent whiskey. Shop online or call us at (615) 800-2017 for more information on cocktail classes, upcoming events, and available products.

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