Excerpt: This year’s edition might lack some of the bells and whistles from previous years (e.g. higher age, higher proof, and oddball flavor notes), but its matter-of-fact nature might actually become its most celebrated attribute.
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William Larue Weller is the well aged, barrel proof, wheated expression in the annual Buffalo Trace Antique Collection release line.
Sweet sticky toffee, ethanol, vanilla, cream, fruit like plum and strawberry, mild clove, caramel. Dusty leather.
Thick, oily, sweet butter and caramel, apples and ice cream, mild pepper, vanilla, cherries and cocoa. Huge flavors all around
Long, massively complex. Some heat but very much in check.
This vintage was lovely and mega sweet compared to others Ive had but it knocked it out of the park. WLW and THH continue to be my jam out of the BTAC. It's a complex monster of flavor and I think it deserves every point.
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