Sazerac Straight Rye Whiskey 750mL
Within the past decade, Buffalo Trace has won more awards than any other distillery in the world, including an unmatched seven "Distillery of the Year" titles. Still American family owned and located in Franklin County, Kentucky. The distillery sprawls impressively over 130 acres. Sazerac Rye Whiskey symbolizes the tradition and history of New Orleans. It was at the Sazerac Coffee House on Royal Street where local patrons were served toddies made with Rye Whiskey and Peychaud’s bitters. The libation became known as the “Sazerac” and America’s first branded cocktail was born. This is the whiskey that started it all. Aroma of cinnamon, cereal and cloves fill the glass. This aroma gives way to a strong palate with notes of dried fruits, spice and vanilla.
2018 San Francisco World Spirits Gold Medal Winner
Sazerac Rye has the perfect balance of sweetness and spice; in part because of the unique recipe and rye used, and in part because of the thorough distillation process done at Buffalo Trace Distillery. Aromas of clove, vanilla, anise and pepper. Subtle notes of candies spices and citrus. The big finish is smooth with hints of licorice.
Vanilla and caramel aromas invite. The palate echoes those flavors up front, evolving into lemon and grapefruit peel midpalate. The finish is drying and brisk, with a flurry of baking spice plus a mild herbaceous note. Versatile workhorse for cocktails, including its namesake Best Buy