Handy & Schiller Barreled Old Fashioned Whiskey

Vendor Handy & Schiller
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Introducing Handy & Schiller Barreled Old Fashioned Whiskey – a masterful blend that redefines the classic cocktail experience. Crafted with precision by seasoned artisans, this exceptional whiskey captures the essence of a perfectly aged Old Fashioned, conveniently bottled for your enjoyment.

Classic Elegance, Modern Convenience: Handy & Schiller Barreled Old Fashioned Whiskey pays homage to the timeless appeal of the Old Fashioned cocktail, expertly curated and aged to perfection. Immerse yourself in the rich history and sophistication of this iconic drink, now conveniently packaged for a seamless and elevated drinking experience.

Premium Blend: Carefully selected small-batch whiskey serves as the foundation for this Barreled Old Fashioned. The blend combines premium bourbons and ryes, creating a harmonious marriage of flavors that unfolds with each sip. This thoughtfully crafted concoction guarantees a consistent and exceptional tasting experience every time.

Aged to Perfection: The whiskey undergoes a meticulous aging process, allowing it to absorb the nuances of charred oak barrels. This infusion imparts a rich complexity, enhancing the natural sweetness and adding layers of depth to the profile. The result is a Barreled Old Fashioned that boasts the maturity of a well-aged spirit.

Robust Flavor Profile: Handy & Schiller Barreled Old Fashioned Whiskey unveils a robust flavor profile characterized by a perfect balance of sweetness, warmth, and a hint of spice. Enjoy the interplay of caramel and vanilla notes, complemented by the subtle bitterness of aromatic bitters – a true testament to the artistry that goes into each bottle.

Convenience Without Compromise: Designed for those who appreciate the art of mixology but seek convenience, Handy & Schiller Barreled Old Fashioned Whiskey brings the bar experience to your fingertips. Serve it over ice, garnish with an orange twist, and relish the expertly crafted flavors of an Old Fashioned without the need for mixing or muddling.

Versatile Enjoyment: Whether sipped neat, on the rocks, or as the foundation for your own creative cocktail endeavors, Handy & Schiller Barreled Old Fashioned Whiskey invites you to savor the versatility of this premium spirit. Perfect for both connoisseurs and those new to the world of aged cocktails.

Unleash the Timeless: Presented in a stylish bottle reflective of its classic roots, Handy & Schiller Barreled Old Fashioned Whiskey is not just a drink; it's an invitation to savor the timeless appeal of an Old Fashioned wherever you are. Elevate your whiskey experience with this expertly curated blend – a testament to craftsmanship and convenience in every pour.



Tasting Notes

In the glass, Handy & Schiller Barreled Old Fashioned Whiskey captivates with its deep amber hue, a testament to its meticulous aging process. The richness in color hints at the complexity that awaits within each sip.

An enticing bouquet of caramel and vanilla immediately greets the senses, wafting from the glass with a warm embrace. Beneath these sweet notes, subtle hints of charred oak and a trace of citrus create a harmonious aroma, inviting anticipation for the layers of flavor to unfold.

Upon the first sip, the whiskey delivers a velvety and well-rounded palate experience. The carefully selected blend of premium bourbons and ryes harmonizes, creating a symphony of flavors. Notes of toffee, oak, and a gentle warmth intertwine, showcasing the matured complexity derived from its time in the charred barrels.

Flavor Profile:
Handy & Schiller Barreled Old Fashioned Whiskey boasts a sophisticated flavor profile, where the sweetness of caramel and the creaminess of vanilla intertwine seamlessly. A subtle spiciness emerges, adding depth and intrigue to the palate. The incorporation of aromatic bitters contributes a nuanced bitterness, rounding out the experience and paying homage to the classic cocktail.

The finish is a lingering, satisfying warmth that envelops the palate. As the flavors gracefully fade, a delicate reminder of the well-crafted Old Fashioned experience remains. The aftertaste, characterized by a subtle sweetness and hints of oak, invites contemplation and appreciation for the artistry behind each bottle.

Distillery Information

The Handy & Schiller Old Fashioned is made using our flagship Buffalo Trace Bourbon and our classic Peychaud's Bitters. Carefully aged in our warehouses at Buffalo Trace Distillery, this cocktail can be enjoyed neat or over ice and it is perfect every time.
Thomas H. Handy is a barrel proof and non-chill filtered limited release rye whiskey produced by the Buffalo Trace Distillery, and one of five expressions in the Buffalo Trace Antique Collection (BTAC).
Maple syrup gives the ultimate classic cocktail a rich sweetness and depth for those looking to mix things up.
Handy & Schiller barreled cocktails are part of our Merchants Exchange Co product line. Established around 1850 in the French Quarter of New Orleans, The Merchants Exchange Coffee House was the original name of the Sazerac Coffee House, paving the way for the work of Mr. Handy and Mr. Schiller.
The oddball of the Antique Collection that doesn't sport a hefty age statement is the Thomas H. Handy Sazerac rye. At just 6 years old - compared to the 12-18 year ages of the other releases - this doesn't scream "top of the line" to me.
Thomas Troy Handy (March 11, 1892 – April 12, 1982) was a United States Army four-star general who served as Deputy Chief of Staff, United States Army from 1944 to 1947; Commanding General, Fourth United States Army from 1947 to 1949; Commander in Chief, United States European Command from 1949 to 1952; Commander in ...
Bitters: Angostura bitters are most commonly used in this cocktail. I generally add about 3 to 4 shakes, but feel free to add as many as you prefer.
The Handy & Schiller Old Fashioned is crafted using Buffalo Trace Bourbon and Peychaud's Bitters. The cocktail rested in a Buffalo Trace barrel at the renowned Buffalo Trace Distillery, under the watchful eye of our Master Distiller.