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West Cork Limited Release Black Cask Irish Whiskey Review

Whiskey: West Cork Limited Release Black Cask Irish

This blend from West Cork has gone through some clever finishing in highly charred bourbon barrels. Each barrel is double charred to 'level 5' which delivers enhanced vanilla flavours, sweetness and smoothness to the whiskey.

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Size: 750ML

Proof: 80 (40% ABV)

Origin: Ireland

Distillery: West Cork Distillers

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A new whiskey from the impressive West Cork Distillers. This is a blended Irish whiskey contains two thirds grain and one third malt, which is then matured in first fill Bourbon casks, before being transferred for a finishing period in with a no. 5 level char. Usually distillers only go to no. 4 level char (55 seconds of fire) at a maximum, which is known as the alligator char, due to the pattern it produces on the cask looking much alike the skin of an alligator. Whilst Buffalo Trace did experiment with a no. 7 level char – 3 minutes 30 seconds of flame – West Cork are still pushing the boundaries here with this “double charred” barrel. Char has two effects on the whiskey: it adds flavour, and filters the whiskey in the barrel, removing impurities. The result is a stunningly flavoursome whiskey with a tremendous balance of sweetness and smoke.

West Cork Limited Release Black Cask Irish Whiskey Tasting Notes

Nose: Quite refined and polished on the nose with aromas of sappy oak, vanilla, wood shavings, ginger and cinnamon.

Palate: Light and delicate. Quite easy to drink with well balanced oak flavours of vanilla, chocolate, ginger and other spices.

Finish: Lingering.

Distillery Information

Founded in 2003 by three close friends Denis McCarthy, Ger McCarthy & John O’Connell in Union Hall, West Cork, Ireland; West Cork Distillers was inspired by the proud history of artisan food & beverage production in Cork. The trio had some experience of this in their previous occupations, as Ger & Denis were deep sea trawlermen and John was a research & development scientist for some large blue chip food & beverage companies.

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