March 2018: Blind Tasting Results

Battle of the Williams

Number of members present: 17

Common Tasting Notes:

BlindTasting Notes
ANose: a nice sweet common bourbon nose here. Caramel, maple syrup, baking spice, oak, leather, and a touch of cherry.

Palate: white pepper, caramel, walnut, cherry, dry oak, and banana.
BNose: lovely nose. Rich butterscotch, old oak, cherry, sugar candy, and light floral notes.

Palate: caramel, butterscotch, rye spice, tobacco, pepper and some fruit notes. A nice balance between sweet and spice.
CNose: mint, rye spice, oak, caramel, and walnut. A handful of members thought it was a dusty.

Palate: continued mint on the taste, cinnamon, pecan, caramel, and old oak. Slightly off balanced to some.


BlindAvg Score



AWilliam Heaven Hill BiB 11 Yr Small Batch - 2014 ReleaseBottled in 2014

Age: 11yr

Proof: 100
BWilliam LaRue Weller - 2017 ReleaseBottled in 2017

Age: 12yr, 6mo

Proof: 128.2
CWilliam Heaven Hill 14 yr Single BarrelBottled in 2017

Age: 14yr

Proof: 115

Barrel #: 14