Hudson Whiskey NY Do the Rye Thing - Hudson Whiskey NY Do the Rye Thing is New York's first straight rye whiskey in nearly a century. It is bold and spicy, with notes of citrus and honey and a bright mint finish, Do The Rye Thing is as iconic as the classic New York slice. Tasting Notes: Lures you in with sweet notes of honey, straw, and apricot. On the palate are notes of mint, black pepper, and a slight fruitiness. The finish leaves you tingling... in a good way.