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Redbreast Small Batch Cask Strength Pot Still Irish Whiskey 750ml Bottle

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Small Batch Cask Strength Pot Still Irish Whiskey
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Small Batch Cask Strength Pot Still Irish Whiskey 750ml
For a blush of color to your cheeks, and a delicately alluring flavor that coats your mouth in authentically crafted pot still whiskey, we’d recommend a sip or two (or three!) of Redbreast Small Batch Cask Strength. Aged for a minimum of 14 years, this liquor is deep, delightful, and decadent. The aroma builds from light scents of dried fruit layered with black cherries, and freshly harvested wild red berries. Bright bursts of citrus rind blended with Oloroso sherry and toasted woody follow along with an engaging layer of vanilla and anise. The palate enjoys silken vanilla sweetness along with blends of ripe mix fruit and classic pot still spices. The experience is one that warms the soul and transports your soul to a mist covered Irish countryside steeped in dark green leafed oak and rich, black soil. Redbreast Small Batch Cask Strength Irish whiskey gifts the taster with a lasting touch of historical Ireland and the ever-appreciated complexity of pot still flavor blends.
Beverage type:
Pot Still Whiskey
Alcohol Level:
58.7%
Bottle size:
750ml bottle Single
Product Origin:
Ireland
Expert Rating:
90
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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.
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Tasting Notes
Nose
Warm, dried fruits laid out in the last of the summer’s sun with notes of dark cherry, sweet citrus and toasted oak over vanilla spice
Taste
Beautiful vibes of vanilla bean froth over dark fruit, wild toasted oak, and traditional pot still spice
Finish
Mellow, long
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