No age statement
Closure: Screw / Stelvin cap
Product of: Ireland (Eire)
Caskmates is a fabulous example of true collaboration. Ex-American whisky barrels that have twice been used to age Jameson whiskey are sent to the nearby Franciscan Well Brewery in Cork City where they are used to age Irish stout for around three months. The casks are then returned to Jameson and... Read more
Sampled on 22/09/2015
Clear, mid golden amber.
Toffee, vanilla fudge with underlying freshly baked brown bread, apples, pears and Christmassy spice. Faint aromas of hazelnut, coffee, cacao, lavender and fresh green hops.
Slightly sweet with a creamy mouthfeel. Milk chocolate, vanilla fudge, floral notes, nutty sherry and Christmassy cinnamon and nutmeg spice.
Long chocolaty finish with coffee, butterscotch and gentle spice.
Irish whiskey and stout are often consumed alongside each other. They are a great match. So it’s perhaps not surprising that finishing whiskey in stout seasoned casks produces a slightly sweet, wonderfully rounded whiskey with distinctive chocolaty notes.