Writers' Tears Cask Strength 2014 Release
Writers' Tears // Ireland
This whiskey is a blend of triple distilled single malt and single pot still whiskeys that were aged in first-fill bourbon barrels. The whiskey was blended by Bernard Walsh of the Walsh Whiskey Distillery. Only 2500 bottles were produced and were bottled at cask strength. It is non chill-filtered. This is not currently available in the US.
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 Typefirst-fill bourbon
"The aroma is filled with toasted malt, barrel spices, and a hint of dark chocolate. The palate is creamy and has tastes of dark honey, beef jerky, and shortbread cookies. The sweet and savory notes play nicely off each other with the finish warming and lengthy."