Straw Boys Poitín (Irish Moonshine)

White

Straw Boys // Ireland

  • Cost

  • Distiller Score

    81
  • Avg. Rating

    0 out of 5 stars
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In western Ireland Straw Boys were wedding crashers. They’d obscure their faces with conical straw hats, break into the reception, dance with the bride, have a drink, and then leave. This was considered good luck for the wedding couple. This unaged whiskey is made entirely from malted barley and bottled at 45% ABV.

  • age
    NAS
  • abv
    45.0
  • White
    Distilled from a cereal mash bill comprised of any grain(s), must age at least briefly in oak for an unspecified amount of time.
  • Cask Type
    unaged

Tasting Notes

"This has a lot of good stuffing. A nice medley of aromas and flavors well known in Irish whiskey but all in their infancy. Aromas of vanilla bean, underripe plantains, and tart green apples. The palate is similar but because it is fresh distillate all the flavors seem artificial or chemical. The finish shows sulphur along with toasted grain and marshmallow."

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Flavor Profile

Vanilla