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The Sexton

The Sexton
Irish Single Malt Whiskey

Category: Irish Single Malt Whiskey

Date Tasted:
Country: Ireland
Alcohol: 40%
91 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$29

The Sexton
Irish Single Malt Whiskey

Category: Irish Single Malt Whiskey

Date Tasted:
Country: Ireland
Alcohol: 40%
Gold color. Jammy, nutty, mature, woody, umami aromas and flavors of dried red berries, dates and figs, cinnamon and sugar roasted walnuts and pecans, potpourri, and green apple jolly rancher with a glycerous, vibrant, bone-dry medium-to-full body and a smooth, complex, long finish displaying accents of fig preserves on toasted multi seed oat bread, butterscotch, papaya, stone fruit, fruit cup, and canned pears, over ripe pineapple, redhot candies, and and lemon peel. A mature spirit that still shows a balance of grain and barrel flavors, and is a benchmark of the category.

Tasting Info

Spirits Glass Style: Fruity, Complex, Candied & Rich
Aroma Aroma: dried red berries, dates and figs, cinnamon and sugar roasted walnuts and pecans, potpourri, and green apple jolly rancher
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with accents of fig preserves on toasted multi seed oat bread, butterscotch, papaya, stone fruit, fruit cup, and canned pears, over ripe pineapple, redhot candies, and and lemon peel
Smoothness Smoothness: Smooth
Enjoy Enjoy: in cocktails, neat, on the rocks, with cigars and with drops of water
Cocktail Cocktails: Irish Coffee, Hot Toddy, Whiskey Smash
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A mature spirit that still shows a balance of grain and barrel flavors, and is a benchmark of the category.

The Importer

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USA
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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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