Very Special Old Fitzgerald 12


Price: $125 (Dear god do not pay over that for this, it used to be $30)

Distilled/Owned by: Heaven Hill

Region: Kentucky

45% ABV

Aged For: 12 Years

Mashbill: 68% corn, 20% wheat, 12% malted barley

Cask Type: New charred oak, Char #3

Chill Filtered: Unknown



Color: Golden

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn

Nose: Light vanilla, oak, hint of wheat bread, oak, and corn mash

Feel: Light bodied

Taste: Vanilla and caramel, more corn is present on the palate, bits of cinnamon

Finish: Shorter with slight warmth, more caramel and vanilla

Thoughts: This is the Heaven Hill equivalent of Weller 12, but it’s a lot less flavorful. Very easy sipper, but a bit watery and dull.

Score: 80 out of 100


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