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West Cork

West Cork
12 Year Sherry Cask Finish Single Malt Irish Whiskey

Category: Irish Single Malt Whiskey

Date Tasted:
Country: Ireland
Alcohol: 43%
92 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$65.99
2018 Best Irish Single Malt Whiskey

West Cork
12 Year Sherry Cask Finish Single Malt Irish Whiskey

Category: Irish Single Malt Whiskey

Date Tasted:
Country: Ireland
Alcohol: 43%
Bright light gold color. Fruity aromas and flavors of white tea with honey, fragrant asian pears, geranium, peaches in cream, and sweet coconut sticky rice with a round, crisp, fruity medium body and a warming, complex, very long finish that exhibits nuances of honey wheat scone, caraway and dill finish. A seamlessly integrated Irish Single Malt with a beautiful, evolving finish.

Tasting Info

Spirits Glass Style: Fruity, Complex & Herbal
Aroma Aroma: white tea with honey, fragrant asian pears, geranium, peaches in cream, and sweet coconut sticky rice
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with nuances of honey wheat scone, caraway and dill
Smoothness Smoothness: Warming
Finish Finish: Evolving
Enjoy Enjoy: neat, on the rocks and with drops of water
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A seamlessly integrated Irish Single Malt with a beautiful, evolving finish.

The Producer or Importer

M.S. Walker Inc.

The Producer or  Importer
975 University Avenue
Norwood, MA 02062
USA
1 617-776-6700

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Irish Single Malt Whiskey

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Serve in a Glencairn Scotch Whisky Glass
Single malt Irish whiskeys, like their Scottish cousins, are whiskies that are only made with malted barley. They are usually triple distilled through both column and pot stills, although there are a few exclusively pot-distilled brands.

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