Price: $80 for 750ml
Distilled/Owned by: Midleton (Irish Distillers) / Pernod Ricard
Mashbill: 100% malted and unmalted barley
Aged For: 15 years
Cask Type: Ex-bourbon and sherry casks
Chill Filtered: No
Color Added: No
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