William Larue Weller 2018 Review

William Larue Weller 2018

Better late then never!  As fans of the Buffalo Trace Antique Collection (or, as it is more commonly known as, “BTAC”), we at Flight Club love to hunt down and buy/taste as many of the BTAC releases as we can, as soon after their November nationwide release as possible.  But when one of our perennial favorites – William Larue Weller – doesn’t drop in our market until the following March, our tasting (and review) is a little late to the party.  But to get a chance to taste it, again, better late than never!

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October 2017 Pick of the Month: Weller Antique

Each month, Flight Club selects a club-endorsed “Pick of the Month.”  The parameters on the Pick of the Month are (a) locally available in Wichita, Kansas (b) under $40 and (c) something believed to be a good value or limited availability at the moment.  We invite everyone (Club members or not) to break open a bottle and provide comment and feedback. 

Weller Antique

This month, we’ve selected a bottle that was featured in our February 2017 Weller lineup tasting, the Weller Antique 107.  Formerly known Old Weller Antique, this is a wheated bourbon produced by Buffalo Trace Distillery.

With the Buffalo Trace Antique Collection and the Van Winkle lineup set to release in the coming weeks, the reality is, most of us will not acquire a bottle. But, there are still many fine bourbons to enjoy. This one, sharing the same mash bill as William Larue Weller and the Van Winkle bourbons, will not leave you disappointed.

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