J.J. Corry The Gael Irish Whiskey
J.J. Corry // Ireland
This blended whiskey was released by Irish whiskey bonder The Chapel Hill Irish Whiskey Company, founded by Louise McGuane in 2015. The blend is made with a 60:40 malt to grain ratio as follows: 5% 26 year-old single malt aged in ex-sherry butt, 27.5% 15 year-old single malt, 27.5% 11 year-old single malt, and 7 year-old grain whiskey all distilled by an undisclosed distiller. Released to the US in March 2018 with 7500 bottles available. Named after a 19th century Irish whiskey bonder in Co. Clare, J.J. Corry, who also invented a bicycle called The Gael.
BlendedComprised of both single malt(s) and single grain(s) often from many different distilleries; if Scotch or Irish must be aged for at least three years in oak barrels; Irish may include single pot still whiskey in the blend.