Re: (ri)1 - The Right Price
It's $20-ish all around Texas (Houston, Austin, Dallas)... and still a tad overpriced.
WT101 & RITT BIB blow it away at the same price point (at Spec's it's now under $20). Given what us Rye drinkers are looking for in our profiles, this falls well outside of the "standard" desirable traits.
It's not terrible - it's just not very spicy, exciting or interesting. I want a Rye to wake me up and slap me around - this just lays there. Even old dogs like Vintage 21 and Saz 18 have more get up and go than R1 does.
FWIW: Grabbed some Bulleit Rye. Can't differentiate it from Redemption Rye, but it was $5 cheaper, so that's a good thing.