The Whistler 10 Year Old Single Malt, is a product of the Boann Distillery in Co.Meath. It has been matured in ex-bourbon barrels and finished off in oloroso Sherry casks. This whiskey was released in 2016 and has quickly become a favourite. On the nose the Whistler 10 Year Old Single Malt, has aromas of your mothers fruit cake at Christmas time, with hints of orange peel, vanilla pod and sultanas. The palate is smooth with flavours of salted caramel, roast chicken, sultanas and apricots. A all round lovely whiskey.
Togouchi Premium Blended Japanese Whiskey, is the new whiskey from Chugoku Jozo blended whisky. This whisky is made from scotch malt whisky and Canadian grain whisky. It has been matured and vetted in Japan. It is composed of whisky aged 8 years that have been matured in oak barrels in a tunnel dug in the heart of the mountains in the region of Nishi Chugoku Sanchi.The whisky itself is delicate with hints of red fruits, citrus, coconut, banana, apple and peach.
Yamazakura Blended Japanese Whiskey, is produced by Sasanokawa Shuzo which is a Japanese spirits company that makes sake and schochu and they source there whiskey from undisclosed sources. Until recently their releases were only available in Japan but they have teamed up with Les Whiskies du Monde to create this whiskey Yamazakura brand. This blended whiskey is composed of four malt whiskeys and some grain whiskey.On the nose of the Yamazakura Blended Japanese Whiskey it starts some metallic or coppery notes with is followed by some floral notes. There is also an interesting aroma of slated peanuts, which is amazing to find in a whiskey. On the palate, you can tell that it is a young whiskey with the flavour being spirity. There is also hints of vanilla and pepper.
The Whistler 7 Year Old Single Malt Cask Strength Irish Whiskey, is produced by the Boann Distillery which is located in Co.Meath. It is a new distillery which has been opened since 2015, they are also a producer of some lovely craft beer. This whiskey is at its cask strength glory being matured in ex-bourbon barrels and finished off in oloroso sherry casks.On the nose the Whistler 7 Year Old, has hints of milk chocolate, coffee and vanilla aromas. There are also undertones of apricots and cinnamon. The palate is thick and moreish with flavours of vanilla, grapes, smoked bacon and caramel.
A Single bourbon cask exclusively selected for L. Mulligan Grocer, Stoneybatter, Dublin 7. Limited to 300 bottles only.
Teeling Revival Vol.III 14yr Old, is the third release in the Teeling Revival Series, a series of comemorative whiskeys to mark their 'Revival' of distilling in Dublin through opening their own distillery. This whiskey has been initially matured in ex-bourbon casks, before being finished in ex-Pineau des Charentes casks, again a first for Irish Whiskey.Teeling Revival Vol.III 14 year old, has aromas of citrus fruits, honey, ginger and a distinct rich sweetness on the nose. The palate has great texture, tonnes of rich and sweet fruits, apricots, sultanas, and citrus peels, turning quite sweet towards the long warming finish.
The Midleton Very Rare 2016, is a bottling brought out by the Midleton Distillery in Co.Cork. The 'Very Rare' range was launched in 1984 and the distillery has brought out a new vintage whiskey every year since then. Barry Crockett started off the 'Very Rare' range while he was the Master Distillery of Midleton Distillery, in 2013 Barry Crockett retired and Brian Nation took over the role. From 2014 on Brian Nation has been creating the 'Very Rare' range, maintaining its very high standard.
The Irishman Cask Strength Irish Whiskey, is a limited edition whiskey carefully selected by Bernard Walsh from the Walsh Whiskey Distillery in Carlow. It has been left at its glorious cask strength, so it has not been watered down to the usually 40-46%. This whiskey comes in at about 54% ABV and 108 proof. From the first smell The Irishman Cask Strength Irish Whiskey, has the uniquely ginger smell that seems to be prominent in most of the Irishman Range. There is also hints of fruit cake that would bring back memories of your Grannys cooking. As for the taste there is a spiciness that lingers from the first sip till the last but it is balanced out by a creamy oak taste. All in all a enjoyable whiskey from start to finish.
Bottling No.12 in the Celtic Cask series which is becoming highly collectable range of whiskey's due to their limited availability.
Paddy Centenary Edition, is a 7 Year Old Single Pot Still Irish Whisky. It was released in 2013 to commemorate the 100th year since Paddy Flaherty signed his name over to the Cork Distillery Co, since that moment Cork Distillery Co Irish Whiskey became known as "Paddy".On the nose the Paddy Centenary Edition, has aromas of citrus peel,a flamed orange peel over a newly poured Old Fashion. On the palate it is a classic pot still taste with exotic spices, cloves and dried raisins. A perfect finish to a great dram of whiskey.
Bushmills 21 year old Single Malt, the oldest expression in the Bushmills Distillery's core range. A fantastic combination of cask influence and spirit influence. The whiskey is matured separately in ex-bourbon and ex-sherry casks for 19 years. At this stage, 27 Madiera casks are filled, each year, with approx 50:50 of each whisky and matured for a further 2 years.The nose of this whiskey is a complex mix of spicy aromatic maltiness, interweaved with dried fruits and roasted nuts. The palate is quite voluptuous, with candied orange peel, raisins, a soft nuttiness, and tropical mango fruit. The finish has a touch of milk chocolate, and liquorice spice. An exceptional whiskey, from an exceptional distillery.
The Teeling An Pucan Single Malt Irish Whiskey, is a collaboration whiskey between, Galway Whiskey Bar, An Pucan, & The Teeling Whiskey Company. 140 bottles were drawn from a single ex-Carcavelos Cask, Carcavelos being a style of White port produced in Portugal. This was the first Carcavelos matured whiskey to be released in Ireland.A highly collectable bottling, it was initially matured in ex-bourbon casks, before being finish for 1 year in the Carcavelos cask. Bottled at 56%abv, it is quite a robust whiskey at cask strength, with some floral notes, dried fruits and wood spice. Although, with just a touch of water, it becomes much more tropical in nature, with apricot, fig, and spiced orange. The spice notes become much more wood driven than spirit driven with water. There is an impressive array of flavours in this whiskey, however, it is also highly collectable.
Bottle No.13 in the Celtic Cask series which is becoming highly collectable range of whiskey's due to their limited availability.
Redbreast 21 Year Old Irish Whiskey, is a pot still whiskey in the Redbreast range. This whiskey has some been matured in some similar casks to the 12 and 15 year old Redbreast but also has some refill casks.On the nose the Redbreast 21 Year Old Irish Whiskey, has amazingly some tropical fruit aromas along the the usually pot still spice and nuttiness. On the palate there is a slight vanilla flavour along side some wonderful fresh fruit notes. The over all mouth fell is creamy and buttery with a finish of spice and leafy notes.
The Midleton Very Rare 2015, is a bottling brought out by the Midleton Distillery in Co.Cork. The 'Very Rare' range was launched in 1984 and the distillery has brought out a new vintage whiskey every year since then. Barry Crockett started off the 'Very Rare' range while he was the Master Distillery of Midleton Distillery, in 2013 Barry Crockett retired and Brian Nation took over the role. From 2014 on Brian Nation has been creating the 'Very Rare' range, maintaining its very high standard.
One for the collectors. This Bushmills was bottled for the Italian market where they like there whiskey young. Discontinued in the early 1990's it is becoming harder and harder to come across.
Midleton Barry Crockett Legacy, was a whiskey that was brought out to commemorate the life work of the former Midleton Master Distiller, who retired in 2013 after 47 years at the distillery. The whiskey itself is a Pot Still in which Barry himself helped to formulate, which has become highly regarded as one of the best in the range. It is a non-age statement whiskey but it thought to be up to 25 years old, matured in 1st fill bourbon with a small amount being matured in virgin Irish oak barrels.On the nose, Midleton Barry Crockett Single Pot Still has aromas of freshly baked bread just out of the oven, with hints of toffee and caramel. On the palate it is layered with complex flavours that work together to form this beautiful whiskey. On the front of the mouth citrus fruits and all spice are the domination flavours, as the whiskey moves along your mouth it brings with it different flavours, such as coco,honey, marshmallow and fruit peel. The finish is that of leather and tobacco. A must have whiskey.
A limited edition single cask Bushmills. This has been bottled at cask strength so that you can enjoy Bushmills in all its glory.
This limited edition of fifteen casks of aged Single Malt Irish Whiskey pays homage to this beaconic house in which James Joyce set 'The Dead' No. 15 Ushers Island, Dublin 8.