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Killowen: 5 Year Dark Rum & PX Sherry

A vatting of single malts from different casks Killowen Dark Rum & PX sherry casks. Killowen Dark Rum offers notes of rich molasses and tropical fruits where-as the rich PX serry casks provide abundant raisin and dried fruits amidst the backdrop of the famous apples and pears often found in the sourced distillate.

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Teeling Wonders of Wood: Cherry Cask

Teeling are pleased to announce the release of the second in their series of Wonders of Wood bottlings. This release is a year older than the previous release boasting A 15 Year old age statement, Single Malt and aged initially in bourbon barrels and then in virgin Cherry Wood.

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Nephin Whiskey The Cooper 12 Year Old

The Cooper Commemorative Edition is a special release Whisky, celebrating the life of Master Cooper John Neilly (1951 – 2018) who was a well-known and much-loved character in the Irish Whiskey industry.

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Currach Atlantic Wakame Seaweed Cask

Currach have been doing some pretty interesting stuff, I got to try their initial release - Atlantic Kombu - at distilled.online by L Mulligans. I wasn't sure what to expect, but it was a pleasant surprise at how the seaweed interacted with the whiskey, and carried through to the final product considering it's used in the charring of the barrel process, rather than drying the malt which is usually how peat influences a whiskey.

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Teeling Wonders of Wood: Amburana Cask

The very first in our series of Wonder of Wood bottlings. A 14 year old single malt aged initially in bourbon barrels and then in virgin Amburana Brazilian hardwood. Challenging the conception of traditional whiskey flavours, this unique Irish whiskey has a striking carrot cake flavour to it with hints of vanilla, cardamom and walnut.

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Two Stacks - The Final Two

Continuing the contemporary revival in the age-old tradition of Independent bonding, blending and bottling, the team at Ireland Craft Beverages are releasing The Blenders Cut – Sauternes Cask Strength and The Blenders Cut – Barbados Rum Cask Strength – this will be the final two bottlings in their limited-edition Blenders Cut.

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Killowen Bonded Experimental Series: Oatmeal Imperial Stout Cask

Killowen are launching their 6th edition of the Bonded Experimental Series. To date we’ve been treated to Jamaican Dark Rum , Txakolina Acacia Basque , Mezcal Tequilla, Peated Islay and Pinot Noir . Each of these have been totally different and interesting whiskeys, and this one sounds no different.

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Blue Spot makes a return after 56 years

Key DetailsWhiskey Name: Blue Spot (Cask Strength)Distillery: Midleton DistilleryABV: 58.7%Age: 7 yr oldType: Irish Single Pot StillWebsite: https://mitchellandson.com/collections/frontpage/products/b

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Writers Tears Cask Strength 2020 Release

Key DetailsWhiskey Name: Writers’ Tears Cask Strength 2020Distillery: Walsh WhiskeyABV: 54.5%Age: NASType: Blended SPS and SMWebsite: http://www.walshwhiskey.com/order/writers-tears/?country=DEPrice: