The Irishman Founder's Reserve Irish Whiskey

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alc./vol:
40%

Proof:
80°

Vintage:
Non-vintage

Aged:
No age statement

Closure: Screw / Stelvin cap

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


Founder’s Reserve is a blend of two styles of Irish whiskey: single malt (70%) and single pot still (30%), aged 8 to 12 years in American oak. So unusually, this blended Irish whiskey is 100% produced using a copper pot still and contains no grain whiskey or column still whiskey.

Review and Tasting

Sampled on 14/10/2014

Appearance

Clear, deep golden amber.

Aroma

Honey, green apple and pear, toffee, caramel and buttery shortcake with cinnamon and nutmeg.

Taste

Creamy fudge, toffee, crisp green apple and vanilla oak with light pot still spice (cloves, cracked red pepper corns, paprika and nutmeg).

Aftertaste

Toasted almond, fudge, toffee, cracked black pepper, nutmeg and smoky paprika. Overall: Balanced toffee, apple and spice but somewhat brash.

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