Thomas Handy Sazerac 2018 Straight Rye Whiskey

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Size750mL Proof128.8 (64.4% ABV) *Please note that the ABV of this bottle may vary
Distilled in 2012, this bold straight rye was crafted from barrels more than 6 years of age. It was bottled uncut and unfiltered at 128.8 proof. The expression has won the coveted Double Gold Medal at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition in 2018, when it was bottled.
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About Thomas Handy Sazerac 2018 Straight Rye Whiskey

Buffalo Trace's revered Antique Collection is home to several ultra-premium whiskey expressions that have garnered countless awards over the years. Thomas Handy Sazerac is named after a New Orleans bartender who was the first to use rye whiskey in a Sazerac cocktail. Always bottled directly from the barrel, it's a series of bold and rich whiskey that's always uncut and unfiltered. The 2018 release was crafted with barrels, aged over 6 years in warehouses I and L. Distilled in 2012 from Minnesota rye, Kentucky corn, and North Dakota malted barley, the straight rye was bottled uncut and unfiltered at 128.8 proof. It won the coveted Double Gold Medal at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition in 2018, the same year it was bottled.

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About Thomas H. Handy Sazerac

Established in 1775 and situated in Frankfort, Kentucky, Buffalo Trace is one of the few American distilleries that continued its operations through Prohibition, after receiving a permit to bottle medicinal whiskey when the 18th Amendment came into effect in 1920. They were permitted to produce new whiskey from 1930 to 1933. As a result, George T. Stagg Distillery, as the company was named at the time, was one of only four Kentucky distilleries that were capable of producing whiskey after Prohibition ended. The distillery changed several hands through more than two centuries, and the owners included Colonel Edmund Haynes Taylor Jr., who earned himself the title of the father of the modern bourbon industry.

The oldest continually operating distillery in the United States includes the rich legacies of master distillers such as E. H. Taylor Jr., Albert B. Blanton, Orville Schupp, and Elmer T. Lee as well. To this day it remains family-owned, operating on the same 130 acres of land adjacent to the Kentucky River as it has for over 200 years. Similarly, the distillery’s flagship bourbon has been made using the same process for over 2 centuries. Now part of the Sazerac family, the distillery has remained dedicated to a single craft: the making of fine bourbon whiskey, bringing together tradition and innovation in the process.

About Rye

As American as the bald eagle, rye whiskey was first brewed in the American Northeast in the 1600s. Even George Washington distilled it after leaving the Oval Office, so there’s no way of denying its origin.
It’s distinguished from bourbon for its original and unique spicy notes.

By law, rye whiskey must be made from at least 51% rye grain, aged in new and charred oak barrels for at least two years, and bottled at no more than 62,5% ABV.

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The nose is sweet, floral, and fruity, with aromas of dark fruit, raisin, baking spice, and oak. The palate is spicy with allspice, rye spice, and baking spice aromas of cinnamon and clove. The finish is equally spicy and oaky with lingering baking spices and a touch of pine.
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