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Overall rating
82.26/100
votes
143
Category
Rye
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Strength
45.0 % Vol.
Size
750 ml
Barcode
088004139940
Added on
10 Apr 2010 3:47 pm
Uncolored

Average value

€ 61,73

14 × in wishlist

143 × member ratings

384 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Sazerac Straight Rye

20 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 82.26 points

  1. MrYens scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

  2. Ainulindale scored this whisky 80 points Member Senior

    Interesting dram. Very silky and smooth yet it has a sometimes too overpowering damp earth taste to it to be very good to me.
    • Nose
      84 84
      A very sweet nose, all about marshmallows, grapes and strawberries as well as caramel with vanilla behind
    • Taste
      78 78
      In the mouth very smooth, all about damp earth and vanilla, spices like ginger, cloves and cinnamon at the very end, silky mouthfeel
    • Finish
      78 78
      Finishes on earth and ripe fruits sprinkled with spices.

  3. Issie did not rate this whisky Expert Junior

    • Nose
      immediately very sweet and associations with gummy bears, in addition to some red fruits and also a ripe red apple, removed also a few herbs / grasses. Over time, even a slightly earthy note is added.
    • Taste
      pleasant tingling, neat sweetness and also strength. The 45% are great. Also in the mouth I find the red fruits and the apple again. The whiskey covers the whole mouth.
    • Finish
      Long. Wow so far I had only smokers so far.

  4. DrBardamu scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      82 82

  5. jankes scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      81 81
    • Finish
      81 81

  6. lachaineduwhisky did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    A rye "a minimum": 51% of rye. Not so dry, due to the significant presence of corn (39%), with the nose of orange and varnish. With a little patience, a little chocolate and coffee. On the palate, nice spicy and very fruity attack behind. Slight solvated note common to bourbons. A quality and affordable rye that I would recommend to someone who has never tried a rye whiskey.

    Enthusiasm 4/5

  7. yggr scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      80 80

  8. MasterOfPuppets scored this whisky 86 points Expert Junior

    A very good Rye, clear recommendation.
    • Nose
      Caramel, citrus, red fruits, caramel, vanilla, some sourdough, honey,
    • Taste
      Oak, cinnamon, caramel, vanilla, cloves, bread, honey
    • Finish
      Unfortunately not very long

  9. Shane_IL scored this whisky 80 points Expert Senior

    This was a very decent rye, not too complex and very spicy. I slightly prefer MGP ryes, but that’s a matter of personal taste, so don’t write this one off until you’ve tried it.

    Reviewed in my blog: https://iwriteaboutstuffilike.com/2016/06/14/sazerac-rye/
    • Nose
      Wine cake. Vanilla. Sandalwood. Rosewater. Bubblegum. Waxy fruits. Bitter oranges. Buttery candy. British style fudge. Woodspice.
    • Taste
      Wet cardboard left to dry in the sun. Bit of a sweet alcohol note, like a sweet rum. Vanilla. Salty toffee. Caramel pudding. Then a huge hit of salt along with pepper and cinnamon. Bit of bitter chocolate on the swallow.
    • Finish
      Long. Spicy, cinnamon and pepper. Bitter chocolate. Orange peel. Cardboard note comes back.

  10. d1scostu scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      79 79
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      83 83

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