Winner - Irish Blended Whiskey of the Year - 2013 The Irish Whiskey Awards
93 points Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible, 2010
"A glossy pot still character: rather than the usual fruity firmness, the recognisable pot still traits are shrouded in soft honey tones which dovetail with lightening kumquat-citrus tones. Quite a curious, but always deliciously appealing animal. Works beautifully well: the arrival is an alternating delivery of soft and hard waves, the former showing a more bitter, almost myopic determination to hammer home its traditional pot still stand point; the sweeter more yielding notes dissolve with little or no resistance, leaving an acacia honeyed trail...”
Writers Tears is listed in Ian Buxton’s publication “101 Whiskeys to try before you die”
NOSE: Flashes of apple with hints of vanilla and honey over a distinctively pot
PALATE: Gently spiced with a burst of ginger and butterscotch with background notes of toasted oak.
FINISH: Long Elegant finish with subtle notes of milk chocolate and almonds.
COMMENTS: Writers Tears is a light, sweet Irish whiskey made using a mix of single pot still and single malt whiskies.
It is a vatting of Single Malt and Single Pot Still whiskeys. Distilled from 60% malt and 40% pot Still (No Grain).
Writers Tears is triple distilled, non -peated and matured and aged in American Oak bourbon casks.
Walsh Whiskey Distillery Company, Ireland.
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