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Sazerac Rye Whiskey

About Sazerac Rye Whiskey

Year Founded: 2005
Distillery Location: Frankfort, Ky.
Master Distiller / Blender: Harlen Wheatley, master distiller

Sazerac Rye Whiskey Essential Facts

  • The brand's Thomas H. Handy bottling is named for a bartender who, according to legend, was the first to use rye whiskey in a Sazerac cocktail instead of the traditional cognac.
  • The 18-year-old is in very short supply and is a favorite of bartenders and whiskey drinkers.

How You Should Drink Sazerac Rye Whiskey

  • Straight
  • On the rocks
  • With a bit of water
  • With club soda