Bernheim Wheat Whiskey

Bernheim

Price: $25 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: Heaven Hill

Region: Kentucky

45% ABV

Mashbill: 51% Wheat, 37% Corn, 12% malted barley

Aged For: 7 Years

Cask Type: New charred oak, Char #3

Chill Filtered: Yes

 


 

Color: Golden hay

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.

Nose: Lots of vanilla, butter, and honey with bits of sugar and yeast.

Mouthfeel: More than light bodied, but less than medium

Palate/Taste: Wheat cereal, vanilla, honey, cinnamon, and oak.

Finish: Short and slightly bitter, with a faint warmth. Bits of oak, apple, and wafers.

Thoughts: If the point was to be a gentle sipper, the finish sort of ruins the experience.

Score: 74 out of 00

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