After putting my bread baking on hiatus, I decided to return and try out the 47% rye from Wild Yeast Blog. It's my first rye loaf, save for the major disaster I made several months back. I ended up finding the dough relatively easy to work with, which definitely surprised me. It's also my first time trying out a chevron cut, so I'm looking forward to practicing that more.
UPDATE: This bread is awesome! It's got a pretty assertive rye flavor for only 47%, it's quite tangy and a little sweet.
And, as promised the crumb shot: