Drumshanbo Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey /43%/ –
Drumshanbo whiskey is produced in the Shed Distillery located in the namesake village in County Leitrim, Ireland. The distillery was founded by Patrick J. Rigney, an entrepreneur with over 30 years experience in the drinks industry, in 2014 and is equipped with five small pot stills and three column stills. The distillery produces whiskey and gin; the latter has been on the market for several years and scored number of prestigious awards. The whiskey was distilled for the first time in the late 2014 and the un-official launch took place in December 2017. Drumshanbo Single Pot Still whiskey is distilled from mash composed of malted and un-malted barley with an addition of Irish Barra oats and aged in combination of ex-bourbon and ex-Oloroso sherry casks.
Nose: toasted cereals, raspberries, strawberries, toffee, vanilla, brown sugar, hazelnuts, dash of white pepper and a touch of sherry.
Palate: sweet cereals with honey, toffee, vanilla, milk chocolate, nutmeg, cloves, allspice and hints of mixed dried fruit.
Finish: medium long and pretty spicy, with notes of pepper, nutmeg, vanilla, milk chocolate and hints of dried fruit.