W.L. Weller's Cabin Still (circa 1960)
Added on Sunday, Jan 25, 2009 at 09:45 PM
  Bottler: Stitzel-Weller
  Age: 6 yrs Type: American
  Vintage: N/A Subtype: Bourbon
  ABV: 43.00 % Region: Kentucky
  Price: N/A Availability: Collectors Only
Note: LAWS suspects that the samples tasted below may not be representative of the true, original flavor of this whisky.  We believe the excessive soapy flavors, combined with the age of the bottle, indicate that over time the whisky has undergone some chemical processes (transesterification, and specifically saponification) which introduced new, bad flavors into the whisky not intended by the distillers.  However, we have kept these notes publicly posted so that others may compare their experiences with our own, or learn from our notes and observations.
Member Ratings and Notes
Adam
 
The nose -- yep, it's bourbon, but there's also some slight minty aspects, cherry, apple, and Dial Soap hints.  Actually wait, there's a perplexing amount of soap.  And the palate -- it's strange.  Definitely soapy.  Chemical notes.  Mildly sweet, with traces of something like malt.  Finish is mostly soap.  This is like some mutant, chemical-plant version of bourbon.  I'm afraid to drink more. 
Chris
 
N: Very faint initially, with a little cinnamon and burnt sugar.
P: Ugh. [reaction of horror]  There is something terribly wrong with this.  Soapy as all hell.  
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