Tasting notes: from the Buffalo Trace Distillery
Intense all-spice and dark fruits.
2009 Thomas H Handy Sazerac Straight Rye Whiskey 750ml 129.0 Proof (64.5%)
A rare straight Rye – Part of The Buffalo Trace Antique Collection 2009
Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey
750ml: 129 Proof. 64.5%alc
Age: 7 years and 3 months
Region: Frankfort, Kentucky. USA
Bottler: Buffalo Trace Distillery
Distilled: Spring of 2002 (US)
Release Date: Autumn (Fall) of 2009
Laser Code: K2040910:46
Named after the New Orleans bartender who first used rye whiskey in the Sazerac Cocktail, this unfiltered and uncut Rye Whiskey is drawn and bottled directly from the cask, just as it was over a century ago. Full of lavish aromas and rich flavours, this authentic American rye whiskey is a token of the enduring history of New Orleans and the legacy of Thomas H. Handy.
Ages approximately for 7 years and 3 months.
The THH BTAC release was first started in 2006, and this 4th release is a marriage of 51 hand-picked barrels that were hand selected for this 2009 Thomas H Handy Sazerac expression!
Rarely seen in Australia, be sure to add one to your collection or drinking stock before they’re gone.
Large Grain: Minnesota Rye
Small Grain: Kentucky Corn; Distillers Grade #1 and #2
Finish Grain: North Dakota Malted Barley
Note: Level is below neck, mid shoulders