Redbreast 15

Redbreast 15

Price: $80 for 750ml

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

Region: Ireland

46% ABV

Mashbill: 100% malted and unmalted barley

Aged For: 15 years

Cask Type: Ex-bourbon and sherry casks

Chill Filtered: No

Color Added: No

 


 

Color: Gold

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.

Nose: Honey, peaches, citrus, biscuits, and earthy floral notes

Mouthfeel: Oily, medium body

Palate/Taste: Malty, with honey, cream, oak, vanilla, and again a touch of earth.

Finish: Medium warmth and length, with oak, vanilla, and bits of apple and pastry.

Thoughts: One of the more flavorful Irish whiskeys out there, but for less than the cost of this I’d say the 12 cask strength is the better buy.

Score: 85 out of 100

 

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