Rye (Secale cereale) is a grass grown extensively as a grain and forage crop. It is a member of the wheat tribe (Triticeae) and is closely related to barley and wheat. Rye grain is used for flour, rye bread, rye beer, vodka and great whiskeys.
Here is to a life filled with love, alcohol and clothes on the floor!
Apparently its the White Russian. The Dude would approve. This gave me the perfect opportunity to discuss my homage to my favorite drink when I was 21 years old, the White Russian. Read here for more about my take on this classic, the Dude Abides.
The Dude Abides
1 1/2 oz Cathead Pecan Vodka 3/4 oz Averna cream 1/2 oz Luxardo espresso liqueur Splash of cream
1. Shake hard and strain into a large old fashioned glass with a few fresh cubes of ice. Top with freshly grated cinnamon and nutmeg.