Tyrconnell

This intensely malty and fruity single malt whiskey comes from the Northeast of the Republic of Ireland. The name means "Land of the O'Donnells" in Gaelic. The name became famous through the successful race horse of the same name.

This intensely malty and fruity single malt whiskey comes from the Northeast of the Republic of Ireland. The name means "Land of the O'Donnells" in Gaelic. The name became famous through the successful race horse of the same name.

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1315
Cooley
Ireland
Single Malt Whisky
40%
0.7 l
Original bottling
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Nosing
Fruit:
Sweet:
Malt:
Oak:
Honey:
Berries:
Peach:
Peat Smoke:
Herbs:
Alcohol:
Apple:
Floral:
Green Apple:
Kiwi:
Mint:
Pear:
Pineapple:
Spices:
Vanilla:
Tasting
Malt:
Fruit:
Sweet:
Spices:
Nuts:
Peat Smoke:
Apple:
Honey:
Oak:
Oil:
Alcohol:
Bonfire Smoke:
Chili:
Green Apple:
Hay:
Lemon:
Melon:
Vanilla:
Herbs:
Zitrus:
Finish
Malt:
Oak:
Fruit:
Nuts:
Oil:
Floral:
Spices:
Sweet:
Herbs:

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2.9 Rate
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Tasting Notes 2

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Tasting notes of SlàinteMhath:

25. Jan 2018
Cooley Distillery revived the historic brand of Tyrconnell in 1988, so let's give this classic Irish Single Malt a try! Simple presentation, no age statement - but at least it's affordable. The nose is clean and a bit anemic with green apple, citrus fruits and a touch of aniseed. Not as 'green' as I expected. On the palate, you get fresh and fruity notes, porridge and sweet hints of melon. Oddly enough, I detected distant bonfire smoke. Without any obvious cask influence, the finish is malty, sugary and slightly dry. An easy, understated and rather uneventful dram.
RATING: 2.9/5.0 ≙ 78 pts

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