Redbreast 12 Years

This single pot still Irish Whiskey is produced at Midleton Distillery. It has been matured in bourbon and Oloroso sherry casks. The new edition has a bit more bite and is fresher than the old bottling.

This single pot still Irish Whiskey is produced at Midleton Distillery. It has been matured in bourbon and Oloroso sherry casks. The new edition has a bit more bite and is fresher than the old bottling.

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34
Midleton
Ireland
Single Pot Still Whiskey
12 Years
40%
0.7 l
Original bottling
Bourbon
Sherry - Oloroso
Chill filtration - WithArtifical colouring - With
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Average tasting notes Tasting Notes
Calculated from 6 Tasting Notes
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Nosing
Fruit:
Spices:
Oak:
Sherry:
Malt:
Sweet:
Vanilla:
Pear:
Alcohol:
Apple:
Barley:
Berries:
Caramel:
Peat Smoke:
Wheat:
Herbs:
Cherry:
Chili:
Cinnamon:
Floral:
Grass:
Heather:
Honey:
Nuts:
Oil:
Pepper:
Plum:
Raisin:
Rye:
Zitrus:
Tasting
Spices:
Pepper:
Sherry:
Fruit:
Sweet:
Nuts:
Oil:
Oak:
Malt:
Vanilla:
Caramel:
Chili:
Pear:
Herbs:
Apple:
Chocolate:
Floral:
Honey:
Wheat:
Alcohol:
Almonds:
Banana:
Barley:
Dark Chocolate:
Grapefruit:
Heather:
Lime:
Melon:
Mint:
Nutmeg:
Peach:
Peat Smoke:
Plum:
Zitrus:
Herb:
Finish
Spices:
Oak:
Pepper:
Sweet:
Fruit:
Malt:
Sherry:
Herb:
Chili:
Coffee:
Dark Chocolate:
Chocolate:
Dried Fruit:
Green Apple:
Nuts:
Oil:
Orange:
Raisin:
Vanilla:
Zitrus:

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Tasting Notes 6

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06. Jul 2015
Nosing:
Sherry, oak, fruits, spicy, malt, vanilla, caramel
Taste:
Peppery sharp, sweet, caramel
Finish:
Medium

Nosing:
A complex spicy and fruity aroma with toasted wod notes evident
Taste:
Full flavoured and complex; a harmonious balance of spicy, creamy, fruity, sherry and toasted notes.
Finish:
Satisfyingly long, the complex flavours linger on the palate
17. Mar 2019
St. Patrick's Day, time to review some classic Single Pot Still Irish whiskey! Like a whisper of spring, the nose of Redbreast 12 features fresh vegetation, clover and heather honey. Pears, apricots and melon intermingle with cereals, green malt and hints of sherry. On the palate, there is an interesting potpourri of floral vanilla, unripe banana and lemongrass, interrupted by peppery kicks of wood spices from the casks. Lingering freshness, nuts and mildly dry citrus zest remain in the subtle finish. It's a unique style of whiskey, and you can't go wrong with it.
RATING: 3.5/5.0 ≙ 84 pts
06. Oct 2018
Nosing: SherryFruitSweetMaltSpicesBerriesVanillaBarleyPearAlcohol

Taste: FruitSherryPepperPepperPepperVanillaSpicesOakAppleNutmeg

Finish: PepperSpicesVanilla

Comment:
Hengl
06. Feb 2019
25. Jan 2018
Nosing: sweet, faint fruitiness (apples, berries)

Taste: light sweetness, sharp peppery tingling

Finish: dry, sweet and short

Comment:
SherryRaisin :dried fruitMaltGreen Apple
Loadmasterdave
12. Dec 2016
bluesyasian
16. Dec 2016
Nosing: Spicy, potstill nose. Very pleasant.

Taste: Oily, peppery, fruity, typical Irish but amplified due to being single pot still.

Finish: Plenty of that Irish pepper in the finish though in a good way.

Comment:
Consumed neat from a rocks glass at a restaurant.
14. Jan 2015
22. Dec 2016