Ireland

Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey Unveils a New Cask-Strength Expression

First came the original Redbreast 12 Year Old—mellow, floral, chill filtered, and bottled at 80 proof. Then we saw the reintroduction of the once-elusive non-chill filtered 92-proof Redbreast 15 Year Old. Now comes Redbreast 12 Year Old Cask Strength, the latest offering from this cult favorite Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey, the distiller’s first cask-strength […]

Knappogue Castle 1994 Master Distiller’s Private Selection Whiskey

Only 1,000 bottles of this Irish whiskey exist, and each has been hand-numbered and signed by Mark Andrews III, son of the distillery’s founder. Triple-distilled one batch at a time in copper pot stills in February 1994, aged in bourbon casks selected by the master distiller, and bottled in December 2009, this delicate, slightly honeyed […]

Bushmills 21 Year Old Single Malt

Tasting Notes A delicate, Madeira-influenced fruity perfume laced with nuts, honeyed cloves, and burned raisins. Worth Knowing Half of this limited-production whiskey was aged in ex–Wild Turkey bourbon barrels, and half was aged in Spanish oloroso sherry casks. After 21 years, the two whiskies were combined and finished in Madeira casks. Note Prices are average […]