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Be regaled by the stories of Cork's long forgotten whiskey brands
Taste Cork Distilleries Co. Old Irish Pure Pot Still Whisky as available in Cork over 100 years ago.
Sample discontinued expressions like Hewitt's Irish Whiskey and a rare 10 year old Paddy expression from the late 1950's, early 1960's.
Toast, to his very name, a dram of Midleton Barry Crockett Legacy and be one of the first to enjoy the 30th Anniversary Edition of Midleton Very Rare, the very first to bear the signature of Master Distiller Brian Nation.
1. Current Paddy Irish Whiskey Blend
Apple, Green Apple, Vanilla, Spice, Malt, Caramel
Creamy, Huge Pot Still followed by spices, Honey, Mellow Fruits, Vanilla
2. Paddy 10 Year Old Irish Whisky (1950's)
Leather, Dark Chocolate, Musky, Caramel, Liquorice, Meaty, Vanilla, Raisins, Oak,
Earthy, Nutty, Banana, Nutmeg, Tobacco, Apple
Rich, Full Mouthfeel, Meaty, Fusel-Heavy, Oily, Very Smooth, Creamy, Citrus, Rum-like, Musky, Long lingering finish
"Pot Still through and through", "No need for water", "God I'd pay for this one"
3. Cork Distilleries Company Pure Pot Still Irish Whisky (Paddy Centenary Limited Edition)
Fresh Aromas, Green Apples, Pear, Berries, Fruit Bomb, Citrus Fruit, Vanilla, Toffee, Honey, Raisin, Malt Sweetness, Floral, Bubble Gum, Pine
Smooth, Pear, Apple, Citrus Fruits, Vanilla, Pepper, Spicy Oak, Long spicy finish,
"Fruit Bomb", "Small drop of water makes big difference", "Water explodes the fruit", "I'd drink it all day"
4. Hewitt's Irish Whisky Blend (1970's)
Medicinal, Slightly Meaty, Peat, Mint, Light Muskiness, Caramel, Scotch-like, Burned Wood, Banana, Malt, Vanilla,
Honey, Rose Water, Carnations, Apple and Lemon Drops
Medium peatiness, Smooth, Oily, Cinnamon, Earthy, Bog, Orange, Honey with a blast of smoke, Mouth coating, Long finish
"Delicous", "Less peaty with water", "Can't decide between honey and peat", "Not a fan although delighted to have tried it"
5. Murphy's Premium Irish Whiskey Blend
Light, Floral, Vanilla, Peach, Malt, Vanilla, Sweet Grain, New-cut grass, Apple, Orange blossom, Fresh, Cereal, Barley
Smooth, Sweet, Beer-like, Slight fruit - peach, lime, honey, Short finish, back of the throat spice"
"Heading to neutral, obviously a blend", "Smooth but tasteless", "Flavour disappears quite quickly", "No way 50% malt"
6. Barry Crockett Legacy Pot Still Irish Whiskey
Fruity, Mango, Citrus Fruit, Vanilla, Caramel, Bourbon Oak, Malt, Barley
Smooth, Fruit, Mango, Toffee, Caramel, Irish Cream, Oak, Spicy
"Light & delicate yet with an after-bite", "Pure Midleton pot still", "Slight citrus with water"
7. Midleton Very Rare Blended Irish Whiskey
Orchard Apples, Slight Cinnamon, Caramel, Slight Oak, Sweet, Spice, Slight Toffee
Sweet, Oily, Warming Spice, Woody element, Caramel, Toffee, Irish Cream, Apple, Slight CinnamonCOMMENTS
"Smooth Mild Spice", "Easy drinking whiskey", "My first ever Midleton Rare, well done Brian", "Smooth, very smooth - great taste"