John L Sullivan The Ten Count 10 Year


John L. Sullivan // Ireland


community rating

3 out of 5 stars
( 12 )

This is a blended whiskey comprised of 10 year-old whiskey aged in first-fill bourbon barrels and finished in ex-sherry casks. John L Sullivan was an Irish-American bare-knuckle boxer, and the last to hold the title of World Bare-Knuckle Champion of the world, a title he defended after a 75 round bout in 1889. Produced at Cooley Distillery, this unfortunately has been discontinued.

  • age
    10 Year
  • Cost
  • abv
  • Blended
    Comprised 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.
  • Cask Type
    ex-bourbon & ex-Sherry

Tasting Notes

"The nose is much like a cuppa Irish Breakfast tea--lemon, dark honey, and tea. Orchard fruits come through on the palate along with cereal notes and toffee. There is just a small hint of char from the barrel. "

Score 84

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