Review #343. Willett Family Estate 4yr Bourbon

Review #343 – Willett Family Estate 4yr Bourbon

Whiskey Network Review #343 | /r/Bourbon Review #188 – Willett Family Estate 4yr Bourbon, 106.4pf | 58.2% ABV

Distiller: WIllett

Bottler: Willett

ABV: 106.4pf | 58.2% ABV

Age: 4 Years

Barrel: #770

Source: /r/scotchswap sample

Nose: Sweet corn, caramel, toffee, vanilla

Taste: Rich mouthfeel, some mild youth (wet cardboard), sweet vanilla, cream, toffee. Still definitely young, but has really strong potential.

Finish: Long, complex but sweet. Heat is very well managed

Overall: I’m very impressed by this – it is definitely young and could use some more time – it has that “Green” wet cardboard note I get from a lot of young distillate. That being said, it’s sweet, buttery and complex for what it is and I”m very glad I was able to try it. The proof is on point and I really like the mouth feel. I’m not sold on WIllett’s distillate yet, but this is a very confident move in the right direction for them. I’m excited to see where it goes. I’ll give this a Rank 6.

Thanks for reading!

Rank: 6

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