Overall, Sazerac is not as edgy as many ryes – it’s a more refined experience. If rye is a drink for summer evenings, this suggests Indian summer.
The color is deep amber, almost ruby. The nose is spicy and intense… Swirling in the glass, it exhibits an oily consistency that lingers… The body is heavy and deep; caramel is prominent early on, followed by cinnamon and finishing with vanilla. It finishes long, tingling with reminisces of clove and campfire smoke.