The Treasure
of Irish Whiskey

Let’s take a tour of Ireland and learn and taste the difference between Irish whiskies distilled in this amazing country. We will examine some specific examples of single malt, pot still blended and grain whiskey to understand why Irish whiskey was once the most popular spirit in the world.

Glendalough Double Barrel Irish Whiskey

St. Kevin son of Irish royalty settled the land started distilling pouchin (Irish Moonshine) which was an illegal spirit. But, from this legendary story rose Glendalouch (means ‘Valley of the Two Lakes in Gaelic) Distillery and they become known for their Irish whiskey and gin. In the Wicklow Mountains 5 friends founded it steeped in the lore and legend of Ireland.

  • Aged in American Oak Bourbon barrels
  • Finished in Spanish Oloroso Sherry barrels
  • Thus the name Double Barrel Whiskey
  • 84.7 Proof – Single Grain Whiskey
  • Sweetness and smooth vanilla notes from the American Oak Barrel
  • Layer of depth of fruit and Spanish Oak spices.

Palate: Spiced pears give way to butter/vanilla flavors and a finish of date cake.

$32 /per bottle

Power’s John Lane

Celebration of the original style of Powers Whiskey done in a tradition Single Pot Still. Matured for 12 year, and the results are outstanding robust taste of Ireland’s most loved whiskeys. Stared in 1791 by the Powers family in Dublin. 1975 become part of the Midleton distillery. The steeped history of this iconic distillery has stood the test of time.

  • 92 Proof
  • Triple Distilled in a Single Pot Still
  • Uses both malt and unmalted barley in the production
  • Aged in second and third fill ex-bourbon and Oloroso Sherry casks for at least 12 years.

Palate: Abundance full bodied spice followed by vanilla, honey and dried apricot, finishing with honey sweetness on toasted oak. High Viscosity.

$79 /per bottle

Bushmills 12 year Irish Whiskey

The legendary Bushmills Distillery has the heritage of being the first distillery in Ireland and for what it matters in the world. They have been there for 400 years starting in 1608. 1983 they launched their most complex whiskey to date, the single malt Irish whiskey aged 10, 12, 16, and 21 years. The amazing history of Bushmills is great conversation while sipping on these amazing whiskies.

Alex Thomas is the Master Blender and states that Bushmills 12 year old is exceptional malt that speaks to the rich brand history and expertise. She is charge of the first time ever release of this blend to the United States.

  • Located on the Northern Coast of Ireland
  • Triple distilled in single copper pot stills
  • 100% malted barley
  • Made, Matured, and Bottled at the distillery
  • Aged in Oloroso Sherry Butts and Bourbon barrels, blended together, and finished in Marsala (fortified wine from Italy) barriques (wine barrels).

Palate: Floral and fruity with a hint of pear and pineapple, with a distinct nutty malt character, finishing with a warm lingering spice and caramelized sugar.

$63 /per bottle

Blackpitts Single Malt Irish Whiskey

Blackpitts is a section of Dublin just behind Teeling’s new distillery. The namesake for a unique and evocative whiskey that challenges many expectations of what Irish whiskey should taste like. Teeling is another distillery steeped in tradition back to 1792 in the center of Dublin. Three generations have resided over the history that is Teeling.

  • 92 Proof
  • Triple Distilled in single copper pot stills
  • 1000% Peated Malted Barley (reportedly the only whiskey being made in the city today)
  • Triple Distilled (keeps the peat at bay)
  • Aged in ex-bourbon cask and sauternes wine casks (helps mellow the peat as well)
  • Results in an innovative and delightful whiskey

Caramel sauce gives the palate a creamy lushness, with notes of apple peel and grapefruit pulp adding some fruit. Plenty of spices linger as the whiskey develops on the tongue and finishes with some smokiness and salinity comes into focus.

$79 /per bottle

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