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Weller 12 Bourbon 750ml

Weller 12 Bourbon 750ml

12 Year Old Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey 750ml bottle

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$298.99

A sophisticated sipping whiskey and close relative of Old Rip Van Winkle 12, Weller 12 Year Old Straight Bourbon is a smooth wheated bourbon that holds its own against the very best from Kentucky.


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The "Baby Pappy"

Made as a nod to one of bourbon's original aristocrats, W. L. Weller 12 year old Kentucky Straight Bourbon is still crafted using Weller's original 1849 wheated bourbon recipe and is a close relative of Old Rip Van Winkle's 12 Year Lot B (using the same mashbill), which is why it's known as the 'Baby Pappy'. Charismatic and captivating, expect initial hints of toasted almond, sweet caramel, and vanilla, which give way to complex oak and leather notes that sing harmoniously on the palate, coming together to complement a medium-length finish with lingering sweet wheat and subtle dryness.

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A Wheated Wonder

Nose: Sweet and unusual floral notes and coupled with vanilla. | Taste: The taste is very well balanced with sweet fruit notes, strong vanilla. | Finish: Sharp spicy tones, with a cinnamon finish.

"We reviewed this bottle way back in 2013, when it was already gaining acclaim as “baby Pappy,” but we thought it was time for a revisit. All in all, W.L. Weller 12 is a classic, flavorful bourbon, even better now than the last time we tasted it. The very best of the Weller barrels essentially go on to become Van Winkle, but I’d honestly be happy if I could just keep a few of these on the bar."

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