Buffalo Trace Distillery Releasing its Latest Wheater – A 97° Weller Single Barrel
The W.L. Weller lineup of wheated bourbons is one of the most sought after brands on the market today. It’s a collection that features multiple versions and that list has just increased by one as Buffalo Trace Distillery in Frankfort, Kentucky has announced the new Weller Single Barrel.
“Many of our Weller fans have been asking for a single barrel bourbon for quite a while, and we’ve planned for this addition for a number of years, so we’re excited to be able to make this happen, said Buffalo Trace Bourbon Marketing Manager Joshua Steely. “Our rye bourbon mash bill has a variety of options, like Buffalo Trace, Eagle Rare, Stagg Jr. George T. Stagg and E.H. Taylor, Jr. bourbons, so it’s nice to be able to offer some variety in our wheated bourbon mash bill as well.”
Weller Single Barrel Tasting Notes
Tasting notes provided by Buffalo Trace say the new Weller Single Barrel has a nose of cherry and mint, fading to vanilla. Caramel and baking spices with hints of cocoa explode on the palate, with a finish of cinnamon, coffee, and a hint of pepper.
Weller Single Barrel joins the Weller line up of Weller Special Reserve, Weller Antique 107, Weller 12 years old, Weller Full Proof, Weller Craft Your Perfect Bourbon, and William Larue Weller, which is part of the Antique Collection, released each fall.
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The Weller Single Barrel Wheated Bourbon will be bottled at 97 Proof (48.5% ABV) with no age statement and will have a suggested retail price of $49.99 per 750ml bottle. The packaging will contain a cork stopper, like the Weller Full Proof Bourbon released in 2019 and is expected to be an annual release starting this Summer.
Weller Single Barrel Wheated Bourbon