Sazerac Rye

Sazerac

Price: $30 for 750ml

Distilled / Owned By: Buffalo Trace / Sazerac

Region: Kentucky

45%ABV

Mashbill: Buffalo Trace Rye Mashbill

Aged For: Minimum 4 Years

Cask Type: New Charred Oak, Char #4

Chill Filtered: Yes

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn

 


 

Color: Amber

Nose: Rye spices, cinnamon, peppercorn, and cloves

Taste: Cinnamon in abundance, faint vanilla, dry licorice, oak

Finish: Medium warmth and shorter in length, more cinnamon, caramel, vanilla, and oak

Comments:  Cinnamon is the dominate note through Sazerac, given that it’s a bit one dimensional and doesn’t give me what I really want out of a rye.

Rating:  65 out of 100

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