William Larue Weller 2021 Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

$2,332.99

This product is available in: DC, NY Unfortunately, we can't ship to PO Boxes and APO addresses.

Size750mL Proof125.3 (62.65% AV)
This expression pays tribute to William Larue Weller, creator of the very first wheated bourbon. Distilled in 2009 and bottled in 2021, it's a well-aged wheated bourbon that has spent at least 12 years and 6 months in new, charred American oak casks.

This product is available in: DC, NY Unfortunately, we can't ship to PO Boxes and APO addresses.

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Note:  Once an order has been safely & successfully delivered, we do not accept returns due to change of heart or taste. Due to state regulations, we cannot accept the return of alcohol purchased by a customer in error.

About William Larue Weller 2021 Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

The 2021 release is uncut, unfiltered, and hand-bottled, as were the previous vintages. Distilled in 2009 from Kentucky corn and North Dakota wheat and malted barley, it's a sour-mash wheated bourbon that was bottled at a cask strength of 125.3 proof after spending more than 12 years and 6 months in #4 char American oak casks. Creamy with cherry, cocoa, herbal, and oak notes, it's a well-aged, powerful, yet perfectly balanced whiskey.

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About W.L. Weller

After serving in the Louisville Brigade during the Mexican-American war, William Larue Weller returned home to his native Kentucky. His family had helped settle Kentucky in the late 18th century, and his grandfather, Daniel Weller, purchased a distillery in Nelson County in 1800. (When Daniel Weller died, his estate was inventoried and was said to contain three whiskey barrels, two stills, one mash kettle, and numerous dry kegs.)

Upon his return to Kentucky following the war, W. L. Weller joined the family business and began working at his grandfather's distillery. Weller had a sharp palate and a keen sense for business and in 1849, he introduced the first bourbon ever that used wheat as its secondary grain instead of rye. Wheated bourbons (including Pappy Van Winkle and Larceny Bourbon, which eventually imitated W. L. Weller's mashbill) have a softer and more gentle flavor profile as compared to bourbons that use rye as their secondary grain and have a slightly sweeter taste. Weller's bourbon was incredibly popular in antebellum America and ultimately forced him to place a green thumbprint on his invoices and barrels as a certificate of authenticity.

About Bourbon

There are not many things more American than bourbon, and although most of it is produced in Kentucky, it can be produced all over the USA.
It must be made with at least 51% corn and bottled at 40% ABV or higher. So why not give this American classic a try?


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The nose is creamy with creme brulee, dark fruit, and oak aromas. The palate is fruity with cherry, toasted graham crackers, and baking spices. The finish is warm, long, and rich with lingering cocoa, herbs, and oak notes.
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