The One and Only New Orleans Original. Sazerac Rye Whiskey symbolizes the tradition and history of New Orleans. Rye Whiskey 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.
Aromas of clove, vanilla, anise and pepper. Subtle notes of candied spices and citrus. The big finish is smooth with hints of licorice.
–Jim Murray's Whisky Bible
“Any crispier and the glass would shatter…a rare and valuable gem!”
"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. Best Buy. 95 points - Wine Enthusiast
91 points - "Best Buy" - Wine Enthusiast Magazine, Feb
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