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Overall rating
89.86/100
votes
23
Whiskybase ID
WB61301
Category
Rye
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Barrel Proof - 129.2 Proof
Vintage
Spring 2008
Bottled
Fall 2014
Stated Age
06 years old
Casktype
#4 Charred New White American Oak Barrels
Strength
64.6 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
21 Nov 2014 9:10 pm by RoyC
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 1064.03

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23 × member ratings

57 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Thomas H. Handy Sazerac 2008

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 89.86 points

  1. Baanaanaabob scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    Chocolate cherry pepper candy floss orange peel, very well balanced

  2. wekke did not rate this whisky Expert Senior


    Thomas H. Handy 2014
    Bottling Note

    A frequent favourite and award winner, the
    Thomas H. Handy Sazerac Rye whiskey from the annual Buffalo Trace
    Antique Collection is a definite crowd-pleaser. As ever, this comes
    bottled at a particularly sturdy strength - for the 2014 release, it
    sits at an eye-watering 64.6% ABV. It was named after Thomas H. Handy,
    the New Orleans bartender who was the first to use rye whiskey in a
    Sazerac cocktail - for that, we can only raise our glasses!

  3. Carl did not rate this whisky Member Junior

    Bright, candy and spice nose; chocolate covered maraschino cherry, late minty mouthfeel, fresh cut wood. Super spicy, nutmeg and cinnamon. Bright and balanced, expresses very well in the heat. Sweet, candy with pepper, bold and forward. Medium to long finish with hints of cinnamon and nutmeg. Loved the balance and complexity.Chocolate truffle, nutmeg, cinnamon buns and black vanilla pods on the nose. A touch of ginger cake. Strong and heavy. Crème brûlée topping, drying oak and a big hit of bluebird toffee. Packed full of flavour, if not a little too dry. Long and lingering wood. A good example of extreme oak maturation.

  4. smk scored this whisky 98 points Expert Junior

    Antique collection
    https://www.buffalotracedistillery.com/sites/default/files/letters/2014%20Thomas%20H.%20Handy%20Sazerac.pdf

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