https://www.mountvernon.org/the-est...-mount-vernon/george-washingtons-rye-whiskey/That's interesting that Irish Whiskey was once made from the. Not to say that perhaps a small Irish distillery still uses the but I never found an Irish rye whiskey. As far as I know only American and Canadian whiskey distilleries produced the whiskey at least since the 19th Century
George Washington was not only the Father of His Country!
Nor is it surprising that, with a large number of Scots-Irish settlers going into Pennsylvania and the Appalachians, Monongahela Rye Whiskey figured in the Whiskey Rebellion. An article in Punch adds: rye whiskey became a thriving industry in this part of the Mid-Atlantic in the 18th century.