Tullamore D.E.W.

tullamore dew

Another entry level Irish offering, this blend is triple distilled and is the second biggest seller behind Jameson.

Distilled/Owned by: Middleton / William Grant & Sons

Region: Ireland

40% ABV

Mashbill: Blend of malt and grain whiskies

Cask Type: Ex-bourbon and ex-sherry

Aged For: Minimum 3 years

Chill Filtered: Not specified, but likely chill filtered.

Color Added: Also not specified

 


 

Color: Straw yellow.

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn

Nose: Honey, heather, pear and soggy cardboard.

Taste: Watery, with bits of fruit and a copper taste. Vegetal tones and malt sugar.

Finish: Short and gentle, slight fruit and banana. The metallic copper taste from the palate become even more present now.

Thoughts: Probably my least favorite of the entry level Irish offerings. Drinkable, but not very pleasant.

Score: 70 out of 100

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