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Redbreast 12 Year Old Single Pot Still Cask Strength Irish Whiskey 750ml Bottle

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Redbreast
12 Year Old Single Pot Still Cask Strength Irish Whiskey
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12 Year Old Single Pot Still Cask Strength Irish Whiskey 750ml
Aged for 12 years, this whiskey was named "Irish Whiskey of the Year" by Whisky Advocate. The Redbreast range has increased from just one 12 years old to comprise of four whiskeys including the 12, 15, 21-year-olds plus this Cask Strength edition. All of this in the space of about 6 years. The Cask Strength has perhaps been one of the most favorably received and won 'Irish Whiskey of the Year' in the 2013 Irish Whiskey Awards. Most of the maturation is done in sherry casks but with a careful selection so that the sherry character does not overpower the whiskey.
Beverage type:
Pot Still Whiskey
Alcohol Level:
57.7%
Bottle size:
750ml bottle Single
Product Origin:
Ireland
UPC code:
080432107362
Tastes like:
Vanilla
Blackberry
Sweet
Caramel
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About the brand
W&A Gilbey was founded in London in 1857. By 1861, the company had opened a branch on what is now O'Connell Street in Dublin. At the time, it was customary for distilleries to sell distillate to wine merchants or "bonders", who had ample supplies of casks through the importation of fortified wines and would mature the whiskey themselves under bond. By the 1870s, Gilbey's – described as a "wine importer and distiller" at the time – had more than 300,000 gallons of whiskey from Dublin distilleries in stock under bond and sold whiskey to consumers under its own labels. These whiskeys were aged at least six years in Gilbey's own sherry casks at its bonded warehouses on Dublin's Harcourt Street. By 1903, a whiskey known as John Jameson & Sons Castle "JJ Liqueur" Whiskey 12 Year Old was marketed in a bottle of similar shape and markings to those used for subsequent bottlings of Redbreast. This whiskey was produced using distillate sourced from the Bow Street Distillery in Dublin, the home of Jameson whiskey. Although this whiskey was likely the forerunner of Redbreast, the first official mention of "Redbreast" only dates back to 1912, when Gilbey's referred to the sale of "Redbreast" J.J. Liqueur Whiskey 12 Year Old. "Redbreast" was a nickname given to one of the whiskeys by Gilbey's chairman at the time, who was an avid birdwatcher, in reference to Robin Redbreast. In 1968, Irish Distillers opted to phase out the supply of bonded whiskey to merchants such as Gilbey's. This threatened the future of the whiskey brand, as Irish Distillers controlled all the whiskey distilleries in operation in Ireland at that point. However, following pleas from Gilbey's, Irish Distillers agreed to continue to supply distillate for the production of Redbreast. In 1971, Irish Distillers closed all its Dublin distilleries (including Bow Street) and consolidated production at the New Midleton Distillery, a purpose-built facility in County Cork. As a result, production of Redbreast whiskey moved from Dublin to Cork. In 1985, Gilbey's ceased production of Redbreast. It entered into an agreement to sell the brand to Irish Distillers in 1986, and the brand was subsequently relaunched in 1991 after several years of absence from the market. Initially launched as a standalone 12 year old, Redbreast has since been released in 15 year old, 21 year old, and other variants.
Frootbat Reviews - What our customers say
Ratings & Reviews (117)
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Cristino Banerjee
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91/100 my preferred Irish Bourbon
Posted on Jul 17th, 2020
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Vera Watanabe
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Unadulterated Pot Still flawlessness!
Posted on Jul 16th, 2020
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Janice Raymond
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Anyone get coconut in taste and smell? I get everything in addition to this
Posted on Jul 15th, 2020
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Jesse Cooper
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Neck pour. Gc. 10 min to relax. This was my preferred bought Irish bourbon bottle. N(4.5): lets you realize this is container quality. After some season of valuing it I got dried apricots on the correct nostril flower nectar coat. Tropical organic product. P(5): OMG. Unpredictable and lovely. New sweet organic product song And a flavor combo. The mouth feel....wow. Amazing. F(5): flavor covering that advances to vanilla natural product song. Pleasant embrace. Mellow oak. Flavors. Lets you know its matured flawlessly yet not very long. Giving it a 5 on account of uniqueness esteem and honestly best bourbon I needed to date. My faculties requested another pour.
Posted on Jul 15th, 2020
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Alice Fleury
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With water
Posted on Jul 14th, 2020
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Tasting Notes
Nose
Big spicy fruit and oak notes, vanilla, sultanas, pear, Sherried notes and some tropical cake.
Taste
Mouthfilling, oily, satisfying. Huge. Sweet stewed fruits, lively spice and a biscuity core.
Finish
More spice, creamy caramel, malt and fruit.
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