Website: KentuckyBourbonWhiskey.com
Facebook: /Willett-Distillery
Twitter: @WillettWhiskey
Instagram: /WillittDistillery

The Willett Distilling Company or "Kentucky Bourbon Distillers", as it is also known, is a small, family-owned company that markets Bourbon and Ry Whiskey. They're located in Bardstown, Kentucky. As a relatively large independent bottling company, they're called the big daddy of Bourbon and Rye Bottling. For more information about Willett, click here.

The Nose

A bit like cogna. Soft, delicate, with notes of jasmine, vanilla, sweet corn, cinnamon and ginger.

The Pallet

Woody and medium-bodied. Hints of nut, oak, black tea, butterscotch, lemon, dried corn and hints of rye as well as black pepper. Banana can be detected if water is added.

The Finish and Linger

Medium and long. Spicy and herbal with pale rye notes.

The Score

Tanner's score: 90% (A-)
Josh's score: 86% (B)

LMAW Grade: 88% (B+)


Selected Awards for Willett Pot Still Reserver:

2009 Double Gold Medal at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition - Product Design Category

2009 Gold Medal at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition - Bourbon Category

F. Paul Pacult's Spirit Journal - Four Stars / Highly Recommended

95.5 Rating in Jim Murray's 2012 Whisky Bible

Louisville Magazine's "Sexiest Bourbon"

 

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