This Thomas H Handy Sazerac Straight Rye, (63.6% 126.2 proof 2017 750 ml) of the Buffalo Trace Antique Collection a very rare and hard to locate bottle, was donated from the private collection of the late Marc Zeidler (food and wine connoisseur). You will not see this bottle in most liquor stores as collectors usually scoop them up making them almost impossible to find, pushing the price on the secondary market sky high.
Last year's release earned The Chairman's Trophy, scoring 99 points at the Ultimate Spirits Challenge and was also named 3rd finest whiskey in the world in "Jim Murray's Whiskey Bible."
Named after the New Orleans bartender who first used rye whiskey in the Sazerac Cocktail, this uncut and unfiltered Straight Rye Whiskey is bottled directly from the barrel, just as it was over a century ago. Full of rich flavors, this authentic American rye whiskey is a symbol of the timeless history of New Orleans and the legacy of Thomas H. Handy.
Powerful, lush, and boldly spicy. Flavors of toffee, fig cake, and candied fruit, followed by mint, cinnamon and clove. The finish ultimately reveals subtle notes of allspice, coconut and nutmeg. Long and warm.
This bottle of George T. Stagg Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, (58.45% ABV) of is one of five offerings in Buffalo Trace's Antique Collection. The barrels for the 2019 release were aged no less than 15 years and 3 months. They were distilled in Spring of 2004. A very rare and hard to locate bottle, was donated from the private collection of the late Marc Zeidler (food and wine connoisseur and Bourbon Enthusiast). You will not see this bottle in most liquor stores as collectors usually scoop them up making them almost impossible to find, pushing the price on the secondary market sky high.
Lush toffee sweetness and dark chocolate with hints of vanilla, fudge, nougat and molasses. Underlying notes of dates, tobacco, dark berries, spearmint and a hint of coffee round out the palate.
This Garrison Brothers Cowboy 2020 Bourbon Whiskey was named "American Whiskey of the Year" in Jim Murray's 2014 & 2017 Whiskey Bibles, and can't be found for purchase in stores or online.
With a 66.96% ABV and 133.9 proof, the nose has a deceptive aroma of firewater, firewood and freshly cut cedar, while the palate includes caramel candy, toasted fig, scorched molasses, toasted honey, plum jelly, creamy coffee liqueur, sugary cinnamon apple pie sugar and crust.
This Angel's Envy 2015 Cask Strength Port Wine Barrel Finish Kentucky Straight Bourbon was ranked "Best in the World" by Spirit Journal. Being a collector's item, it is not sold in stores or online.
The nose features heavy caramel up front, followed by roasted almonds, orange peel citrus and faint blueberry. The palate includes pound cake, root beer, candy corn, honey, tart strawberries, blackberries, figs, with slight black pepper on the finish.