Paid: $70 for 750ml
Distilled/Owned by: Midleton / Pernod Ricard
Aged For: 12 Years
Mashbill: 100% malted and unmalted barley
Cask Type: Ex-bourbon and sherry casks
Chill Filtered: No
Color Added: No
Drank: Neat, in a glencairn
Nose: Graham crackers, honey, malt, stewed fruits, copper, vanilla
Feel: Rich and oily
Taste: Vanilla and graham crackers with honey, spices, with a bit of oak and leche
Finish: Medium warmth and length, honey, vanilla, grass, and oily pastries with powdered sugar.
Thoughts: The best quality to price Irish whiskey hands down, it throws off all of the restrictions that prevent most Irish whiskies from truly shining and is all the better for it.
Score: 86 out of 100