W. L. Weller

Weller Special Reserve & Blanton's Original Single Barrel Bourbon & Eagle Rare Bourbon Bundle

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$339.99 $399.99

Included in this Collection: Weller Special Reserve, Blanton's Original Single Barrel Bourbon, and Eagle Rare Bourbon. All items will be shipped together. Bottle Size: 750ml

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Weller Special Reserve

W.L. Weller Special Reserve a Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey. The Original Wheated Bourbon Whiskey features an exceptionally smooth taste, substituting wheat for rye grain. Bottled at 90 proof, this American bourbon stands out with its burnt orange color. Its softer flavor notes make this bourbon great for sipping or making cocktails. Weller Special Reserve Bourbon features a sweet nose with a presence of caramel. Tasting notes of honey, butterscotch, and a soft woodiness. It's smooth, delicate and calm. Features a smooth finish with a sweet honeysuckle flair. W.L. Weller whiskey is named after William Larue Weller, a distiller who is credited by some as being the first to use wheat as the secondary grain in straight bourbon as opposed to the more commonly used rye. Weller Special Reserve is part of the Buffalo Trace Distillery family.

TASTING NOTES:

A sweet nose with a presence of caramel. Tasting notes of honey, butterscotch, and a soft woodiness. It's smooth, delicate and calm. Features a smooth finish with a sweet honeysuckle flair.

Blanton's Original Single Barrel Bourbon

 

Taken from the center-cut or middle sections of the famous Warehouse H, Blanton’s Original Single Barrel Whiskey was once designated for ambassadors, dignitaries, and Colonel Blanton’s family and friends. Today, everyone has access to the world’s first single barrel bourbon. The taste profile is sweet, with notes of citrus and oak. The creamy vanilla nose is teased with caramel and butterscotch, all underscored by familiar baking spices such as clove, nutmeg, or cinnamon. Blanton’s Original Bourbon set the standard for single barrel bourbons in 1984. Best served neat or on the rocks to taste the incredible flavor profile of this American whiskey. Bottled at 46.5%. This bourbon scored three points higher than Pappy Van Winkle's 23 Year Old Bourbon at the Ultimate Spirits Challenge in 2012.

Today, Blanton's Original Single Barrel Bourbon Whiskey is still aged in the same section of Warehouse H as Blanton's Private Reserve was over 50 years ago. Made from the high-rye Buffalo Trace mash bill of corn, rye, and malted barley making it one of the most highly sought-after American bourbons. 

Eagle Rare 10 Year Bourbon 

Eagle Rare Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey is masterfully crafted at Buffalo Trace Distillery in Frankfurt, Kentucky, a place with a rich history in American Bourbon. Eagle Rare whiskey is carefully aged for no less than ten years making it a smooth and tasty whiskey. The rareness of this great breed of bourbon is evident in its complex aroma, as well as the smooth and lingering taste. Eagle Rare is a bourbon that lives up to its name with its lofty, distinctive taste experience.

Eagle Rare Bourbon has a nose of complex aromas of toffee, hints of orange peel, herbs, honey, leather and oak. This American bourbon has a taste of dry, oaky flavors with notes of candied almonds and very rich cocoa. The finish is dry and lingering making Eagle Rare bourbon a whiskey you won’t forget.


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. Wheated bourbons also 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.

 

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JM
06/21/2022
jarod m.
United States United States

Great experience buying bourbon!

A+, quick shipping, and packaged very well for a safe delivery

RR
06/19/2022
Rickie R.
United States United States

Beast bourbon in Kentucky

I’ve been drinking wellers 101 for 50 years and it gets better every time

A
06/16/2022
Anonymous
United States United States

Best gift

My husband was so excited to get this gift set. He had been looking for these bourbons and couldn’t find them locally. The packaging was carefully done to prevent breakage. I definitely won the trophy for best gift from this!

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06/12/2022
Anonymous
United States United States

Great 30th Birthday gift

Ordering was easy and quality was perfect.

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06/07/2022
Anonymous
United States United States

Eagle Rare Plus 2

Package received in excellent condition, given it was well packed. Happy with the purchase and shipment tracking, well done Wooden Cork Team!

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