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4.1 out of 5 (221 reviews)
Redbreast 12 has been around for years and only recently seems to be getting a shove in terms of marketing and wider awareness among whisky fans. Another output of the massive Middleton distillery complex Redbreast 12 is a Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey. The single pot still style emerged back in 1682 when the government introduced a tax on malted barley, in a clever cost cutting measure distilleries started using a mix of malted and unmalted barley in their whiskies, the result was a spicier, creamier grain taste that's sometimes compared to an older Rye. Redbreast 12 is a fantastic, and more importantly affordable example of this. The 15 and 21 are both exceptional whiskies but neither can match the 12 year old for it's unique grainy notes
|Master of Malt||£40.9|
|The Whisky Exchange||£44.95|
Among connoisseurs of Redbreast 12 Years among the best what of whiskeys to offer Ireland. The phases of maturity in bourbon and Oloroso cask give the Redbreast 12 Years unbeatable and rare taste. 1939 Redbreast is the first time in the trade. it was produced at that time in the Jameson distillery, stored, packaged and sold it the company has Gilbey. After the Jameson distillery was closed, one has the pure pot still delivered only to mid 80s. A few years ago the brand was revived thanks to the IDG and manufactured in New Midleton today. Earlier the Redbreast had an excellent reputation and is considered one of the last Irish whiskey of its kind. The Redbreast 12 Years is a world class pure pot still whiskey. The bottle is also called “The Priest Bottle” because the Irish pot still to have earlier pampers the palate of priests. The Redbreast is a traditional Irish whiskey, which is produced in the pot still procedure. This means that the distillation is carried out in stills of copper. Because after each operation, the bubbles must be cleaned carefully, the Redbreast is not suitable for mass production. Furthermore, the addition of water is omitted before bottling. The concentration is the same as that in the storage barrels. Of course, the alcohol content of the whiskey is high and only for hard-drinking connoisseurs. The aroma of Redbreast is fruity with hints of malt and sherry. The latter comes from the storage casks. The taste is very diverse, with hints of sherry, spices, vanilla and oak. A total of more powerful and complex taste. The finish also not disappointed: very long lasting, intense with hints of dark berry fruits.Redbreast 12 Year Old Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey is a 12 year old single pot still whisky. Rated an average of 4.1 out of 5 by 221 reviewers and available from Amazon for only £35.99, falling slightly short of liquid gold but this in a solid everyday single pot still whisky.
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