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Brands and Distilleries : W.L. Weller

Issue 137 Out Now

Whisky Magazine Issue 137

Irish whiskey, touring the Hebrides and an American whiskey supplement on Kentucky Bourbon

 

W.L. Weller

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W.L. Weller
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 60.95%
8 Remarkably drinkable at full strength, which is just as well as I didn't enjoy it as much once diluted. Impressive: but you must like 'em woody.

W.L. Weller 12 Years Old
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 45.00%
8 Lots of layers. A great dessert whiskey. Thanksgiving dinner?

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W.L. Weller 12 Years Old
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 45.00%
7 Plenty of dimension. The acidity makes it especially appetising and drinkable, and potentially an accompaniment to food. Bring on the barbecue.

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W.L. Weller 12 Years Old
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 45.00%
8 Would I take a bath in this? Well, perhaps a shower.

W.L. Weller 12 Years Old
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 45.00%
7 The nose delivers more than the palate. Once more, oak overwhelms fruit and bitterly dries the finish.

W.L. Weller 19 Years Old
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 45.00%
8 A bourbon of some presence and elegance. With dessert, or after dinner?

W.L. Weller 19 Years Old
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 45.00%
8 If this had been bottled for six or seven years ago, I would probably have loved its big flavours. I like oak, but this is too much, and too old, for me. If you are an oak extremist, rush out and buy ...

Chart Position

Latest
55
Best
55
Average
110

Bottle Price

Average
£382
Highest
£1,131

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