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The Whistler 7 Year Old Natural Cask Strength Single Malt Irish Whiskey (700ml)

IRELAND
$165. 00 Bottle
$1980.00 Dozen
ABV: 59%
Tasting note: Whistler's 'all natural' edition has a tell-tale cask strength nose feel - prickly, vapoury alcohol and bittersweet notes of orange zest settle into old leather, Christmas pudding, chocolate box and caramel fudge. The fruity malt seems more Bourbon-soaked than the nose. After the initial attack, Oloroso peeks through in a thick, oily, warming, gently bitter surge. The spicy finish turns fruity with plum then banana bread late in the the aftertaste. Big Irish. Experiment with a few drops of water. Non chill filtered. 59% Alc./Vol.

Other reviews... This dials up the aromas so high it could freshen up a stadium. After a riot of bright fruits, paradise slice, nutmeg, cinnamon, dates, and raisin, the palate becomes awash with apple and rose hip, though the strength makes it a wild ride, the tongue is conquered into submission. Diluted, it shines with vanilla sponge cake, plum, malt, and spicy nutmeg. Beautiful whiskey, just needs to be pegged back a bit. 89 points
- whiskyadvocate.com, reviewed by: Jonny McCormick (Summer 2018)