Along with whiskey, Ireland is famous across the world for fine stout and porter. We've swapped barrels over the years with our friends in the 5 Lambs Brewery¬†, and found that finishing our whiskey in barrels that had previously held their Black Pitts porter¬†¬†brings our single malt to incredible depths. Made with roasted chocolate barley, it amplifies the malt notes while layering on rich, dark flavours.
Inspired by the 7 hard years that St Kevin spent in the wild and the "city of 7 churches" he came to build at Glendalough.¬†Have a look on the bottle, you‚Äôll see 7 silver crosses. These will lead you to each of the 7 churches, should you ever be stirred into going to Glendalough.
The nose.¬†Sweet with toffee apples, dark chocolate and vanilla ice cream.¬†The taste.¬†Smooth and warm with mandarin orange, cocoa, toffee and cooked fruit, followed by clove and peppery spices.¬†The finish.¬†Long and spicy with toasted oak, treacle and brown-sugared coffee notes.