Named after the New Orleans bartender who first used rye whiskey in the Sazerac Cocktail, this uncut and unfiltered Straight Rye Whiskey is bottled directly from the barrel, just as it was over a century ago.

Full of rich flavours, this authentic American rye whiskey is a symbol of the timeless history of New Orleans and the legacy of Thomas H. Handy. For more information visit

Proof for Release: 126.9 (Barrel Proof)
Year of Distillation: Spring of 2009
Product Age: 6 years & 2 months at bottling

2016 Trophy Finalist; 95 points – Ultimate Spirits Challenge
2016 Gold Medal – San Francisco World Spirits Competition
Tasting Notes:

Powerful, lush and boldly spicy. Flavours of toffee, fig cake and glazed fruit, followed by mint, cinnamon and clove. The finish ultimately reveals subtle notes of allspice, coconut and nutmeg. Long and warm.

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