May 2018: Blind Tasting Results

The Wheater Battle

Number of members present: 16

Common Tasting Notes:

BlindTasting Notes
ANose: Fruit, leather, cinnamon, pecan, and oak.

Palate: Cinnamon, cherry, caramel, sharp oak, and a slight floral note. Water helps. Spicy sweet pour.
BNose: Smells like a dusty. Dense toffee, pineapple, tobacco, brown sugar, cherry and maple syrup. Has some smokey undertones.

Palate: Butterscotch, tobacco, black pepper, old oak, vanilla frosting (from the can), and pecan with a nice oily mouthfeel.
CNose: Frosted flakes, cinnamon, cherry, old oak, mint, and almond.

Palate: Nice viscosity. Big oak, fruit, black pepper, buttered popcorn, vanilla, and caramel. Improves with some water.


BlindAvg Score


AOld Weller Antique - Party Source Single BarrelBottled in 2014

Proof: 107

Barrel: 40
BOld Fitzgerald 1849 Bottled in 1990

Age: 8yrs

Proof: 90
COld Rip Van WinkleBottled in 2017

Age: 10yrs

Proof: 107