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Sazerac Rye Whiskey

Rye Whiskey /45% ABV / Kentucky, United States


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Category
Rye Whiskey
Region
Kentucky, United States
ABV
45%

Product description

The One and Only New Orleans Original. Sazerac Rye Whiskey symbolizes the tradition and history of New Orleans. Rye Whiskey that dates back to the 1800’s, around the time when saloons, veiled as Coffee Houses, began lining the streets of New Orleans. It was at the Sazerac Coffee House on Royal Street where local patrons were served toddies made with Rye Whiskey and Peychaud’s Bitters. The libation became known as the “Sazerac” and America’s first branded cocktail was born. This is the whiskey that started it all. Today, Sazerac Rye is the most awarded rye whiskey since 2005. Sazerac Rye has the perfect balance of sweetness and spice; in part because of the unique recipe and rye used, and in part because of the thorough distillation process done at Buffalo Trace Distillery. Tasting Notes: • Nose: Vanilla, Clove, Anise, Pepper • Taste: Candied Spices, Citrus • Finish: Smooth, Licorice, Smoked Pepper Awards: 2019 Silver Medal - San Francisco World Spirits Competition 2018 Silver Medal - New York International Spirits Competition 2018 Silver Medal - North American Bourbon & Whiskey Competition 2018 Gold Medal - Los Angeles International Spirits Competition 2018 Gold Medal - San Francisco World Spirits Competition 2018 Trophy Finalist; ""Great Value;"" ""Tried & True"" - 94 points - Ultimate Spirits Challenge 2018 Silver Medal - Denver International Spirits Competition 2017 Gold Medal - 92 points - Beverage Testing Institute 2017 Gold Medal - New York World Wine & Spirits Competition 2017 Gold Medal - The American Whiskey Masters 2017 Gold Medal - World Whisky Masters 2017 Silver Outstanding Medal - International Wine & Spirits Competition 2017 Bronze Medal - North American Bourbon & Whiskey Competition 2017 Gold Medal (92 points) - Los Angeles International Spirits Competition 2017 Gold Medal - San Francisco World Spirits Competition 2017 Trophy Finalist; ""Great Value;"" ""Tried & True"" - 95 points - Ultimate Spirits Challenge 2017 Gold Medal - Denver International Spirits Competition 2016 Gold Medal - The Fifty Best Rye Whiskeys 2016 Silver Medal - New York World Wine & Spirits Competition 2016 Silver Outstanding Medal - International Wine & Spirits Competition 2016 Bronze Medal - The Washington Cup Spirits Competition 2016 Best of Category / Gold Medal (90 points) - Los Angeles International Spirits Competition 2016 Gold Medal, ""Best American Rye Whiskey,"" 91.6 points - International Whisky Competition 2016 ""Great Value;"" ""Tried & True"" - 94 points - Ultimate Spirits Challenge 2016 Gold Medal - San Francisco World Spirits Competition 2015 Gold Medal - The Fifty Best Rye Whiskeys 2015 Silver Medal - Spirits of the Americas 2015 Gold Medal - The Washington Cup Spirits Competition 2015 Silver Medal - New York World Wine & Spirits Competition 2015 Double Gold Medal - San Francisco World Spirits Competition 2015 Gold Medal - International Wine & Spirits Competition 2015 Gold Medal (91 points) - Los Angeles International Spirits Competition 2015 Trophy Finalist; ""Great Value;"" ""Tried & True"" - 94 points - Ultimate Spirits Challenge 2015 Silver Medal - Denver International Spirits Competition 2015 Silver Medal - North American Bourbon & Whiskey Competition 2015 Bronze Medal - International Whisky Competition 2014 Double Gold Medal - The Fifty Best Rye Whiskeys 2014 Gold Medal - New York World Wine & Spirits Competition 2014 Best of Category; Gold Medal (91 points) - Los Angeles International Wine & Spirits Competition 2014 Silver Medal - San Francisco World Spirits Competition 2014 World Whiskies Awards - Rye American Whiskey 7 Years and Under 2014 Excellent/Highly Recommended; Finalist - Chairman's Trophy; Tried & True Award - Ultimate Spirits Challenge 2013 Gold Medal AND Washington Cup Winner - The Washington Cup Spirits Competition 2013 Silver Outstanding Medal - International Wine & Spirits Competition 2013 Silver Medal - Los Angeles International Wine & Spirits Competition 2013 World Whiskies Awards - Best Rye American Whiskey 7 Years and Under 2013 Double Gold Medal - San Francisco World Spirits Competition 2013 Excellent/Strong Recommendation; Finalist - Chairman's Trophy - Ultimate Spirits Challenge 2012 Excellent/Strong Recommendation - Chairman's Trophy Finalist - Ultimate Spirits Challenge 2012 Silver Medal - San Francisco World Spirits Competition 2012 Gold Medal - Best in Category - Los Angeles International Wine & Spirits Competition 2012 Silver Medal - Container Design - Los Angeles International Wine & Spirits Competition 2012 Silver Outstanding Medal - International Wine & Spirits Competition 2012 Washington Cup Winner, Silver - The Washington Cup Spirits Competition 2011 Gold Medal - San Francisco World Spirits Competition 2011 Gold Medal - Los Angeles International Wine & Spirits Competition 2011 Gold Medal - Best in Class - International Wine & Spirits Competition 2011 Very Good-Recommended - Ultimate Spirits Challenge 2010 Gold Medal - Los Angeles International Wine & Spirits Competition 2010 Bronze Medal - PACKAGING - Los Angeles International Wine & Spirits Competition 2010 Silver Medal - San Francisco World Spirits Competition 2010 Very Good-Recommended - Ultimate Spirits Challenge 2009 Gold Medal - San Francisco World Spirits Competition 2008 Gold Medal - Best in Class - International Wine & Spirits Competition 2008 Gold Medal - San Francisco World Spirits Competition 2008 Bronze Medal - Los Angeles International Wine & Spirits Competition 2007 Double Gold Medal - San Francisco World Spirits Competition 2007 Silver Medal - Best in Class - International Wine & Spirits Competition 2006 Silver Medal - San Francisco World Spirits Competition Ratings: Rating 94.5 –Jim Murray's Whisky Bible 95 points - Wine Enthusiast, July 2013 Reviews: “Any crispier and the glass would shatter…a rare and valuable gem!” -Jim Murray "Versatile, crisp, and an ideal match for cocktails that also include orange liqueur, as well as its namesake classic cocktail. Light aromas include vanilla and a touch of juicy citrus. Flavors run to bitter orange, dark chocolate and black tea, finishing with a pepper tingle. Velvety feel, despite the brisk alcohol." Wine Enthusiast, July 2013

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