Thomas H Handy 2017
75cl / 63.6% abv
Thomas H Handy 2017 Description
Taking its name from the New Orleans bartender who created the famous Sazerac cocktail, Thomas H handy Sazerac is part of the Antique Collection from Buffalo Trace distillery in Kentucky. This straight rye whiskey is bottled straight from the barrel, uncut and unfiltered.
This 2017 release was distilled in the spring of 2011 and matured for at least 6 years in new white oak barrels with a level 4 char, charred for 55 seconds. Just 72 barrels were hand-picked and married together to create this limited edition release which is bottled at a barrel-proof strength of 63.6% abv.
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Nose: candied fruit and cinnamon spice.
Palate: boldy spice and sweet toffee, with fig cake, cinnamon, cloves and a touch of cooling mint.
Finish: allspice and nutmeg linger on.