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  • 88

    The Irishman Founders Reserve Irish Whiskey (700ml)

    IRELAND
    $74. 99 Bottle
    $899.88 Dozen
    ABV: 40%
    A 70% single malt whiskey and 30% single pot still whiskey which is triple distilled, followed by ageing in bourbon casks.

    Tasting note: Polished copper. Quite shy in the opening stages, gradually releasing aromas of wood shavings, black peppercorns and after ample aeration, sweet yet understated scents of gobstopper, fresh sawn American oak and dried apple. Breezy, middle weighted palate offers suggestions of oatmeal, honey, caramel and cream tea biscuits followed by a medium long, gently warming, drying aftertaste. 40% Alc./Vol.

    Other reviews... This is a 70/30 blend of aged single malt whiskey and single pot still whiskey (though no grain whiskey), matured in bourbon barrels for around 7 to 9 years. Revel in the spicy aromas of clove, cinnamon, and star anise balanced with green apple, blossom honey, and dry, oily vanilla pods. The mouthfeel is weighty and dense from the pot still, yet rich in honey, spice, and vanilla, with a tongue-enveloping finish of custard cream biscuits.
    89 points - www.maltadvocate.com (Fall 2014) Reviewed by: Jonny McCormick