Thomas H. Handy

Named after the esteemed New Orleans bartender who first used rye whiskey in the Sazerac Cocktail, this Straight Rye Whiskey is bottled directly form the barrel, just like it was a century ago. This rye whiskey is a symbol of timeless New Orleans history.

Thomas H Handy

Awarded 2013 “World Whiskey of the Year” by Jim Murray’s Whiskey Bible 2013. A dark and rich coloured well aged and barrel strength Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey. Awarded ‘Rye of the Year’ by Jim Murray’s Whiskey Bible 2012, scoring 97/100.

4 Stars- Highly Recommended- F. Paul Pacult’s Spirit Journal

2107 Best Rye- No Age Statement (2015 Release)- Jim Murray’s Whiskey Bible




Alcohol Type:
American Whiskey, Rye Whiskey
Alcohol Volume:
  • 750ml

A powerful, lush and boldly spicy rye whiskey. Flavours of toffee, fig cake, and candied fruit, followed by mint, cinnamon and clove. The finish ultimately reveals subtle notes of allspice, coconut and nutmeg.

Ancient buffalo carved paths through the wilderness that led American pioneers and explorers to new frontiers. One such trail led to the banks of the Kentucky River where Buffalo Trace Distillery has been making bourbon whiskey the same way for more than 200 years.