Jameson Black Barrel

Jameson Black Barrel

Price: $32 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: Irish Distillers (Midleton) / Penrod Ricard

Region: Ireland

40% ABV

Mashbill: Blend of grain, single malt, and single pot still

Aged For: NAS

Cask Type: Re-charred ex-bourbon barrels

Chill Filtered: Yes

Color Added: Yes

 


 

Color: Light amber

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.

Nose: Vanilla, oak, caramel, dried fruit, and honey

Mouthfeel: Watery

Palate/Taste: Astringent oak, honey, a bit of fruit, barrel char, malted barley, and vanilla

Finish: Medium warmth and length, lots of vanilla and caramel.

Thoughts: The re-charred barrels give this a more bourbon like character which improves the flavor from the regular offering, a bit weak palate wise, but decent.

Score: 78 out of 100

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