Sazerac Rye Straight Rye Whisky Sazerac Company is an independent and family-owned company headquartered in the city of Metairie, Louisiana. Sazerac Company is the leading North American spirits supplier and is also the United States' largest distiller. Sazerac Company owns some of the industry's most venerable and award-winning distilleries, including Buffalo Trace Distillery, Barton Brands Distillery, Glenmore Distillery and A. Smith Bowman Distillery. Founded in 1850, the Sazerac Company has been named after the old Sazerac cocktail, which today is New Zealand's official cocktail. Here you will find some of the various Sazerac Whiskey brands, such as Royal Canadian and Colonel E.H. Taylor, Jr.