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Blue Spot

Blue Spot
7 Year Old Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey

Category: Irish Single Pot Still Whiskey

Date Tasted:
Country: Ireland
Alcohol: 58.9%
99 Points
Platinum Medal
Superlative
$90

Blue Spot
7 Year Old Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey

Category: Irish Single Pot Still Whiskey

Date Tasted:
Country: Ireland
Alcohol: 58.9%
Light golden amber color. Aromas and flavors of apricot preserves, pickled raspberry and tart red cherry, plum sauce, and crispy duck skin in orange sauce with a round, tangy, dry medium-to-full body and a warming, very complex, very long finish with notes of maitake mushroom in an apricot bramble berry reduction, sesame and plum sauce crispy salmon crack, mincemeat pie and pralines, and artisan cola. Savory, almost meaty and then layered with red berries, citrus, and flaky pastries with tropical fruit confections; this one goes deep into the vault and delivers a king’s fortune of flavor and gratification.

Tasting Info

Spirits Glass Style: Spicy & Complex
Aroma Aroma: apricot preserves, pickled raspberry and tart red cherry, plum sauce, and crispy duck skin in orange sauce
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with notes of maitake mushroom in an apricot bramble berry reduction, sesame and plum sauce crispy salmon crack, mincemeat pie and pralines, and artisan cola
Smoothness Smoothness: Warming
Finish Finish: Very Long
Enjoy Enjoy: neat, on the rocks, with cigars and with drops of water
Bottom Line Bottom Line: Savory, almost meaty and then layered with red berries, citrus, and flaky pastries with tropical fruit confections; this one goes deep into the vault and delivers a king's fortune of flavor and gratification.

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Irish Single Pot Still Whiskey

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Serve in a Glencairn Scotch Whisky Glass
Irish Single Pot Still Whiskey is an in Irish Whiskey made at a single distillery from a mixed mash of malted barley and unmalted barley in a single pot still. It is made with a minimum of 30% malted and 30% unmalted barley, and it is the use of the unmalted barley as well as the production resulting from a single distillery in a single pot that helps give it a distinct spiciness knows as ‘pot still character’; Irish Single Pot Still is also the only style of whiskey exclusively made in Ireland.