Weekly Whiskey - Sazerac Rye - Straight Rye Whiskey

You may know Sazerac as a classic cocktail, but did you know Sazerac is also the name of a Rye Whiskey? Hailing from the legendary Buffalo Trace Distillery, this "New Orleans Original" stands among other strong contenders in the whiskey world, including Van Winkle, Elmer T. Lee, and E.H. Taylor.

At 90 proof, this 6 year rye has a mash bill of 51% rye (the minimum qualifying to be labeled Rye in the USA) supported by 39% corn, and 10% barley.

Some notable awards include 2016 Gold Medal from the San Francisco World Spirits Competition.

All Silver, Gold, Double Gold, and Premium Award winners will be listed in The Tasting Panel Magazine’s May 2016 issue, reaching over 65,000 beverage-trade decision makers.