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Why have Baltimoreans been hoarding this rye whiskey?

Jan 24, 2018 - Washington Post Blogs

In the summer of 2016, Naomi Karzai, the bar manager of Pen & Quill - a slightly upscale restaurant blocks from Baltimore's Penn Station - heard an unwelcome rumor from a bartender friend. "I didn't believe him," she recounted later, "but I was nervous."

Word was that Pikesville Supreme - a solid, unassuming, spicy yet smooth rye whiskey born in Maryland and beloved by Baltimoreans - was going out of production. So the next time the bar's alcohol distributor stopped by, Karzai...