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William L Weller 2016 Release

Lot: 126987
William L Weller 2016 Release
William L Weller 2016 Release
William L Weller 2016 Release
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Winning Bid: £404

William L Weller 2016 Release

Distillery:
Buffalo Trace
Age:
12 Year Old
Vintage:
2003
Region:
Kentucky, USA
Bottler:
Official
Cask Type:
New White Oak
Bottle Strength:
135.4 US Proof / 67.7%
Bottle Size:
75cl
Distillery Status:
Operational

William L Weller 2016 Release

The 2016 release within the famous and eagerly awaited Buffalo Trace Antique Collection, which celebrates historic bourbon brands and figures. Buffalo Trace's parent company, Sazerac, purchased the Weller brand from United Distillers in 1999, 7 years after they had shut down the distilling operation at the legendary Stitzel-Weller.

In recent years, due to the known connection between W.L. Weller and Van Winkle products, and Weller's resultant upsurge in popularity and demand, these William L. Weller bottlings have become increasingly difficult to get hold of.

The 2016 bottling features 145 barrels which were filled in the winter of 2003 at 114 Proof (57%), with the whiskey drawn in autumn 2016 after 12 years and 7 months of aging at 135.4 Proof (67.7%) and bottled unfiltered.  The malt bill features Grade #1 and #2 Kentucky corn, North Dakota wheat and North Dakota malted barley.

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Condition
  • Abrasion on label
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