William Larue Weller 2017 Review

William Larue Weller 2017 – many will seek it, but few will find. Despite its relative scarcity, it is perennially lauded as one of best bourbons on the market.

William Larue Weller 2017

Containing the enviable wheated mash bill from Buffalo Trace and aged for 12 years, it is essentially cask strength Van Winkle Family Reserve Lot “B.” People go nuts for anything designated with the “Van Winkle” name, but true connoisseurs know that William Larue Weller is worth the hype.

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30 Days of Wild Turkey: Five Takeaways and Parting Thoughts


We hope you have enjoyed Wild Turkey Month – 30 Turkeys and 30 Days as much as we have.   We learned much along our journey, with significant reward coming by way of 30 different bourbons sampled over the course of the 30 days.

Each chapter featured a different segment of Wild Turkey’s market.  We attempted to bring you a solid sampling of Wild Turkey’s offerings in each of those segments.  Often, that included multiple variations of the same products, such as single barrels from different warehouses and different warehouse floors.  Other times that included identical products produced more than a decade apart.

We haven’t been able to provide any conclusions as to which floors or warehouses make the best single barrel bourbons, but resources exist for that sort of study.  Nor can we tell you definitively which Wild Turkey bourbons are the best all time – resources exist for that as well.   But what we can tell you is our overall observations about Wild Turkey.

Here are our five takeaways from the past 30 days.

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