W.L. Weller Special Reserve

Weller Reserve

Paid: $28 for 750ml

Distilled / Owned By: Buffalo Trace / Sazerac

Region: Kentucky

45% ABV

Mashbill: Buffalo Trace Wheated Mashbill

Aged For: Minimum 4 years

Cask Type: New Charred Oak, Char #4

Chill Filtered: Yes

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn

 


 

Color: Bourbon Orange

Nose: Mellow Corn mixed with caramel and sprinklings of honey.

Taste: Very smooth, almost too smooth for my taste in bourbon. Very strong flavors of vanilla and chocolate.

Finish: It almost finishes like a cherry cola mixed with chocolate malt. Very light and soft.

Overall: An extremely smooth wheater that drinks very easy as promised. When I mixed it with coke I actually didn’t care for it surprisingly. Still if you can find it cheap and don’t want to be challenged I’d pick one up.

Score: 73 out of 100

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