Whiskey Reviews

Thomas H. Handy Rye Whiskey Review (2015)

Thomas H. Handy Rye Whiskey

By S.D. Peters Rating: A+ In 1870, Thomas H. Handy, proprietor of the Sazerac House in New Orleans, altered the Sazerac cocktail by replacing cognac with rye whiskey. In doing so, he created the world’s most famous rye cocktail. Each year, the Buffalo Trace Antique Collection honors Handy’s contribution to rye culture with a special straight rye Whiskey that’s uncut ...

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Eagle Rare 17 Year Old Bourbon Review (2015)

Eagle Rare 17 Year Old

By Father John Rayls Rating: B+ You would have to have been living in a cave somewhere in (theoretically) liquor-free Afghanistan to be unaware of Buffalo Trace Distillery and its accomplishments over the last 15 years. Based out of Frankfort, Kentucky, this distillery either makes on contract or owns many of the most coveted American whiskeys, and has accordingly collected ...

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