Powers Special Reserve 12 Year
Powers // Ireland
Launched in 2000, but not released in the US for another 10 years, the Special Reserve is a blended whiskey comprised of pure pot still and grain whiskies. The whiskey is between 12-24 years old and aged primarily in used American oak barrels.
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.
Cask Typeused American Oak
"This whiskey doesn't offer up any surprises. The usual suspects appear such as honey, vanilla, and wood spices. This isn't necessarily a bad thing; sometimes you aren't looking for the pomp and circumstance. In those situations where you just want whiskey in your belly, this will do just fine."