Requested By dthom

Redbreast 27 Year

Single Pot Still

Redbreast // Ireland

Requested By dthom

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4 out of 5 stars
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Redbreast 27 Year is a new permanent addition to the brand's portfolio which launched in March 2019. This single pot still whiskey will be made in limited quantities going forward. A portion of the distillate matured in ruby port casks while ex-bourbon and ex-oloroso sherry make up the rest of the blend. Aged for 27 years, Redbreast 27 is bottled at cask strength.

  • age
    27 Year
  • Cost
  • abv
  • Single Pot Still
    Produced in Ireland from a mash of unmalted and malted barley (30% each required) from one distillery. Traditionally, it is distilled three times in a pot still. Up to 5% of other grains allowed. Must be aged for at least three years.
  • Cask Type
    ruby port, ex-bourbon, and ex-oloroso sherry

Tasting Notes

"This is an incredible single pot still whiskey from Redbreast. It opens with chestnut, vanilla, and a hint of cinnamon; it feels deceptively light at first, but then the port finish comes through with an unmistakably fruity, jammy note reminiscent of red currants. This is a spicy, high-proof expression, and a few drops of water can help open it up. However one drinks it, it's a superb whiskey."

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