Price: $75 for 750ml
Distilled/Owned by: Midleton / Pernod Ricard
Mashbill: Potstill distilled Irish barley blended with grain whiskey
Aged For: 12 Years
Cask Type: Ex-bourbon and sherry casks
Chill Filtered: Yes
Color Added: Yes
Color: Light gold
Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.
Nose: Grain, vanilla, caramel, light fruit, alcohol burn, and citrus
Palate/Taste: Distinctive taste of copper and pot still palate. Vanilla, caramel, oak, and grains.
Finish: Short and gentle, cinnamon, caramel, and malted barley sugars.
Thoughts: Not too much of an improvement on the regular to be worth the increase in price, stick to Redbreast for your 12 year from Irish Distillers.
Score: 74 out of 100