Powers Gold Label Irish Whiskey

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More about Powers Gold Label Irish Whiskey

Produced by: Midleton Distillery
Owned by: Pernod Ricard Group
UK distribution by: Pernod Ricard UK
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alc./vol: 40%

Proof: 80°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: No age statement

Product of: Product of Ireland (Eire) Ireland (Eire)

Long the best-selling whiskey in Ireland until recently usurped by Jameson, Powers was originally made at the John's Lane Distillery, founded in 1791 in Dublin by James Power, a coaching innkeeper. At the turn of the century his son John joined the company, and it became known as John Power & Son.

Review and Tasting


Sampled on 17/02/2013

Appearance:

Clear, deep golden with bright gold tints.

Aroma:

Cereal and freshly baked bread with drizzled honey, light maltyness and crushed mint leaves with tobacco and mild spice.

Taste:

Medium bodied but with assertive pot still character. Sweet toffee and caramel cereal with bursts of fruity malt, light spice and a rounding buttery notes.

Aftertaste:

Long and delicately spicy with caramel and toffee spice.

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