Locke's 8 Year Old Irish Whiskey

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Product Information

Barcode UPC: 5 099357 000882 >
Bottle Size: 700 ml
Closure: Screw / Stelvin cap

More about Locke's Irish Whiskey

Produced by: Cooley Distillery
Owned by: Beam Suntory
UK distribution by: Edrington-Beam Suntory
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alc./vol: 40%

Proof: 80°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: 8 years

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

A blend of malt and pot still whiskies but originally a pure pot still whiskey from the Locke’s Distillery in Kilbeggan, the oldest licensed distillery in the world. The first mature cask of the re-launched brand was tapped by the grand-daughter of the last John Locke on 17 July 1992.

Review and Tasting


Sampled on 17/02/2013

Appearance:

Clear, pale golden amber.

Aroma:

Surprisingly floral with daffodil with leathery barley.

Taste:

Slightly sweet brioche and orchard fruits but with underlying drying toastyness and spice.

Aftertaste:

Toasty cereal with buttery pastry and light cinnamon spice.

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