Glendalough Pot Still Irish Whiskey 70cl

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Glendalough Pot Still Irish Whiskey is a tribute to traditional Irish whiskey-making, offering a richly layered taste that's both complex and impeccably smooth.

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Glendalough Pot Still Irish Whiskey: A Tradition Reborn


Discover the soul of Irish whiskey with Glendalough's Pot Still Irish Whiskey. This edition honours the timeless tradition of pot still whiskey-making, a method which has defined the rich heritage of Irish whiskey. Crafted in the picturesque Glendalough Distillery (which is nestled in the Wicklow Mountains - south of Dublin), this whiskey is a nod to history with a modern twist.

The Heart of Pot Still Whiskey

Pot still whiskey is celebrated for its rich, full-bodied flavour, and Glendalough's is certainly no exception to this. Distilled from a 1:2 mash of malted and unmalted barley, then matured in carefully selected casks, it showcases the distinctive smoothness and complexity that only a pot still whiskey can offer.

A Craftsmanship Legacy

Glendalough Distillery is at the forefront of reviving Ireland's craft distilling traditions. With a focus on small-batch production and innovative aging techniques, this whiskey reflects the distillery's commitment to quality and passion for creating exceptional whiskey.

Savouring the Layers

Glendalough Pot Still Irish Whiskey is an invitation to explore the depth and nuance of Irish whiskey. This whisky was crafted specifically to their specifcation by an unamed distillery. It’s then been matured in bourbon casks, before being finished in Irish Oak Casks for a year These casks came from localled felled, sustainable, 140 year old Oak trees which surround the distillery itself - giving a sense of provenance. This oak finish adds a further layer of flavour, and a lot of green oak notes to the creamy whiskey.

Tasting Notes

Delve into the refined character of Glendalough’s smooth and creamy Pot Still Irish Whiskey.

Aroma: Opens with a malty aroma joined by green oak, layered with hints of vanilla and cinnamon spice.

Taste: The palate is treated to a true field of flavours, from crystallised ginger to citrus, caramel, green oak and a subtle touch of dried hebs before being rounded out by a creamy maltiness.

Finish: A long, satisfying finish with a smooth interplay of red fruits and oak, leaving a lasting impression of elegance and a creamy warmth.

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Perfect Serve

Glendalough Pot Still Irish Whiskey is best enjoyed neat or with a little water to fully appreciate its intricate flavours and aromas.

Cocktail suggestion: Wicklow Mountain Sazerac: Coat a chilled glass with absinthe, then mix 50ml Glendalough Pot Still Irish Whiskey with a teaspoon of simple syrup and three dashes of Peychaud's bitters. Stir over ice, strain into the prepared glass, and garnish with a lemon peel for a distinctly Irish take on the classic cocktail.


What makes Glendalough Pot Still Irish Whiskey special?

Its dedication to the traditional pot still process and the distillery's innovative approach to aging create a whiskey that's rich in history yet distinctly modern.

Can Glendalough Pot Still be featured in whiskey tastings?

Absolutely. Its complex flavour profile and pot still character make it a standout selection for tastings, offering enthusiasts a taste of Irish whiskey heritage.

How should I store this whiskey?

Store it upright in a cool, dark place, away from direct sunlight, to maintain its quality and character.

Is this whiskey suitable for collectors?

Yes, its unique pot still character, coupled with the distillery's craft approach, makes it a valuable addition to any whiskey collection.

Has Glendalough Pot Still won any awards?

Yes! The 2020 World Whisky Award Gold, and the 2020 World Spirits Competition Gold Award.

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