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Knappogue Castle

Knappogue Castle
16 Year Old Sherry Cask-Finished Single Malt Irish Whiskey

Category: Irish Single Malt Whiskey

Date Tasted:
Country: Ireland
Alcohol: 43%
94 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$115

Knappogue Castle
16 Year Old Sherry Cask-Finished Single Malt Irish Whiskey

Category: Irish Single Malt Whiskey

Date Tasted:
Country: Ireland
Alcohol: 43%
Gold color. Aromas and flavors of smoky brown butter, demerara sugar, pecan oil, and orange zest on almond toast with a round, vibrant, dry medium body and a warming, interesting, medium-length finish with accents of fig jam on multigrain crackers, cigar paper dipped in amber honey, cinnamon vanilla praline, and baked apple. A complex and palate stimulating Single Malt for serious sipping and savoring; let this one open up a bit before diving into its pleasure packed pool.

Tasting Info

Spirits Glass Style: Spicy & Complex
Aroma Aroma: smoky brown butter, demerara sugar, pecan oil, and orange zest on almond toast
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with accents of fig jam on multigrain crackers, cigar paper dipped in amber honey, cinnamon vanilla praline, and baked apple
Smoothness Smoothness: Warming
Finish Finish: Normal
Enjoy Enjoy: neat, on the rocks and with drops of water
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A complex and palate stimulating Single Malt for serious sipping and savoring; let this one open up a bit before diving into its pleasure packed pool.

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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.