Nose Cinnamon, clove oil and white pepper in balance with russet apples and ripe pears, on a background of charred oak. Taste Cinnamon, green peppers and a touch of nutmeg combined with orchard fruits, vanilla and toasted oak. All laid upon a crisp barley core. Finish Long Pot Still oils and spices slowly fade to rich barley and toasted wood.
Beverage Testing Institute 90 points - Bright and heavy aromas of toasted rye, fresh butter, green pepper and warm biscuits. Starts off peppery in the mouth with notes of cardamom, green apple and spiced earth. The energy continues into a warm, deep finish.
The 70% pot still flavor is the backbone of this whiskey, upon which the spice and honey are built around. This well balanced flavor almost hovers over the tongue as it dances across your taste buds. A long spice is interjected with both sweet and sour, weaving its way through the finish of this fine Irish Whiskey.