Buffalo Trace Antique Collection: Thomas H. Handy Sazerac Rye 2014 Review | Whiskey Raiders
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Buffalo Trace Antique Collection: Thomas H. Handy Sazerac Rye 2014

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  • Distiller:

    Buffalo Trace

  • Bottler:

    Buffalo Trace

  • ABV:

    64.55%

  • Age:

    6 Years

  • Price:
    $$$$$
  • Raided Score: 82
  • Publication: Whisky Advocate
  • Excerpt: This year’s is thinner and less complex, with unintegrated spice, botanical, and vegetal notes dominating.
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  • Publication: Breaking Bourbon
  • Excerpt: If you see a bottle, don’t hesitate to buy it, and definitely share it with your friends when you do.
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  • Publication: Drinkhacker
  • Excerpt: Over time, some curious notes come forth — I can describe them only as fresh upholstery.
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  • Raided Score: 91
  • Publication: Whiskey Raiders
  • Excerpt: Long and punchy, a little less hot and a little more sweet than spicy here but still great all around.
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  • Intro:

    This is a 6 year old, cask strength rye released as part of the Buffalo Trace Antique Collection each Fall. Proof varies with vintage.

  • Nose:

    Little more rye spice and a little earthier feel but generally similar. Lots of buttery sweet molasses and brown sugar with a little less astringency in the nose.

  • Taste:

    God, this wont ever get old. Thick and satisfying, lots of buttery brown sugar. Its almost syrupy and the rye comes storming in with the molasses to balance things out in peppery fashion. Almost a tiny bit of lemon to go with the sweets, but just the faintest hint.

  • Finish:

    Long and punchy, a little less hot and a little more sweet than spicy here but still great all around. Yum.

  • Overall:

    What I said above. Ditto. Yum.

  • Score:

    8

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