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12 Year Old Cask Strength Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey

Category: Irish Single Pot Still Whiskey

Date Tasted:
Country: Ireland
Alcohol: 57.2%
96 Points
Platinum Medal
Superlative
$85

REDBREAST
12 Year Old Cask Strength Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey

Category: Irish Single Pot Still Whiskey

Date Tasted:
Country: Ireland
Alcohol: 57.2%
Bright golden amber color. Fruity aromas and flavors of freshly sliced apple, browned shortbread pie crust and licorice candy, roses and pear skin, and pineapple and ripe sour cherry with a slightly chewy, lively, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a hot, complex, very long finish that shows accents of fluffy honey nougat and fruit cocktail syrup, milk chocolate with roasted nuts, apple crumble and burned orange peel, and sweet butterscotch and green peppercorn finish. A satisfying blend of nuance and indulgence.

Tasting Info

Spirits Glass Style: Candied, Complex, Fruity & Rich
Aroma Aroma: freshly sliced apple, browned shortbread pie crust and licorice candy, roses and pear skin, and pineapple and ripe sour cherry
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with accents of fluffy honey nougat and fruit cocktail syrup, milk chocolate with roasted nuts, apple crumble and burned orange peel, and sweet butterscotch and green peppercorn
Smoothness Smoothness: Hot
Finish Finish: Normal
Enjoy Enjoy: neat, on the rocks, with drops of water and with cigars
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A satisfying blend of nuance and indulgence.

The Producer or Importer

Pernod Ricard USA

The Producer or  Importer
250 Park Avenue, 17th Floor
New York, NY 10177
USA
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Irish Single Pot Still Whiskey

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Serve in a Glencairn Scotch Whisky Glass
Single pot still whiskey is an in Irish whiskey made at a single distillery from a mixed mash of malted barley and unmalted "green" barley in a pot still.

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