Another fine example of why rye has been undergoing a resurgence.
Thomas H. Handy
Sazerac, Straight Rye Whisky
No age statement
Year of Bottling
Standard (Distillery or blended)
Nose: Fudge, Chantilly cream, summer fruits, ginger nuts.
Palate: Nice balance of velvety vanilla and more aggressive rye.
Finish: Relentless spiciness, a touch of chilli.
Comment: Another fine example of why rye has been undergoing a resurgence.
Nose: Big and bold. Plenty of fresh oak and coconut cream then comes some\rsalted caramel, blackberry compote.
Palate: Gentle at first, with cornbread, then the dry spices build. Plenty of tannins and oak grip.
Finish: Drying and packed with oak grip.
Comment: Another excellent release of rye.
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