This is one of the Stitzel Weller Old Weller Originals from 1987. These are commonly referred to as gold veins as the bottles have gold lines running through them. These are bottled at 53.5% ABV.
Nose: Wheat with a lot of heat coming through. Berry cobbler and older musty oak.
Palate: Big vanilla, but slightly hollow with subtle wheat and dry oak.
Finish: Very dry and slight grain, but fades quickly.
Rating: 85/100 – A solid wheater, but didn’t live up to its hype for me. Perhaps the 70s OWOs are supposed to be better, but it could just be overhyped.
Value for the money: These are $700+ and in no way worth that much.