"Today small-batch bourbon means a whiskey distilled and aged for two years in charred oak barrels. The very best barrels are then selected as a reserve."
"Small batch bourbons are bottlings from a "batch" of barrels that have been mixed prior to the bottling."
"Small-batch bourbon really has no official requirements, although corn, limestone spring water and charred barrels are its cornerstones. Most are made from corn or rye or both."
So he states a small-batch bourbon "may have" corn, rye or both!
What passess for informed writing....a little research please!
He a proprieter of a very nice restaurant and writes on wine 99% of the time....it shows.