The Whiskey Review is back at ManArchy MagazinePosted: July 30, 2012
After a brief hiatus, things have whirred back to life over at ManArchy Magazine. My latest whiskey review is now live, comparing Redbreast’s 12 year (the 2010 Irish Whiskey of the Year which I’ve written about before) with their newer 15 year offering.
The first time I tried this whiskey was at Kells Irish Restaurant and Pub in downtown Portland. Still finding my footing in the world of whiskey and scotch, I was more than happy when the waiter made some personal recommendations that turned out to be spot on, Redbreast 12 year among them. [...]
The nose is amazing and complex with undertones of citrus and fruit that serve to balance a wide range of tobacco, leather, vanilla and black tea.
The palette is even bigger, dominated by layers of spice and ginger, clover honey and anise. Ice will unlock more sweet notes, not quite vanilla, more like cream soda with the sugar under control, and hints of sherry.
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