Jameson 12 Special Reserve

Jameson 12

Price: $75 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: Midleton / Pernod Ricard

Region: Ireland

40% ABV

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

Mouthfeel: Watery

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

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