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Old Weller Antique

  • Distiller:

    Buffalo Trace

  • Bottler:

    Buffalo Trace

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  • Price:
  • Raided Score: 85
  • Publication: Whiskey Consensus
  • Excerpt: I recommend picking up a bottle or two if you see it on the shelf but try to leave some for the next enthusiast who may wander into the store.
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  • Raided Score: 88
  • Publication: Whiskey Raiders
  • Excerpt: Overall, this is just fine. Its not great, its not terrible.
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  • Raided Score: 92
  • Publication: Distiller
  • Excerpt: Finish is viscous and long with apple turnover.
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  • Raided Score: 91
  • Publication: The Whiskey Jug
  • Excerpt: Overall, I think this is just plain great stuff and has become a staple in my house when I can’t find the 12 locally.
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  • Raided Score: 88
  • Publication: Breaking Bourbon
  • Excerpt: A full spicy flavor at a nice proof and price.
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  • Intro:

    This is a well-proofed wheater from Buffalo Trace in the Weller lineup. Ive reviewed it before, but its been a few years and my palate has grown since then.

  • Nose:

    Sweet cream, caramel, big red gum, cracked pepper, maple sweetness.

  • Taste:

    Medium mouth feel, some heat. Sweet and cinnamon heavy. Vanilla butter cream, pepper, allspice. Theres more heat than Id like.

  • Finish:

    Medium length, more heat. Cinnamon, pepper, spices and caramel sweetness.

  • Overall:

    Overall, this is just fine. Its not great, its not terrible. Its incredibly overrated on the social media outlets of the world, though. Thankfully there are other great choices when this is not available for those who like it, but I wouldn't stress, either.

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  • By t8ke
  • Our in house critic rates spirits on a scale of 0-10 (10 best) and is aggregated the same as external sources
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