Archive For December 4, 2015

Redbreast 21 – More Irish than a Leprechaun

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Redbreast 21 – More Irish than a Leprechaun

Saint Patrick is the fourth century saint who brought Christianity to Ireland, using the¬†shamrock to explain the trinity and driving all snakes off the island. We’ll complete the Redbreast core trinity today, and move on to a very promising sample I received from Douglas Laing, with a story all to its own. The Redbreast 21…

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Redbreast 15 – The Best Single Pot Still

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Redbreast 15 – The Best Single Pot Still

We’re in the midst of a flight of Irish whiskey, having so far tasted the very surprising Jameson Caskmates (reviewed here) and the Redbreast 12 (reviewed here). The 15 year old is, in my opinion, the best of the age stated Redbreast expressions, and is much more harmonious than the 12. It was initially released…

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Redbreast 12 – As Irish as They Get

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Redbreast 12 – As Irish as They Get

Who invented whisky is a question that will probably forever be contested between the Irish and the Scots. There is, however, no contesting the fact that while the Irish whiskey industry led the field during the 18th and 19th centuries, to the point of being able to choose a different spelling for the product, yet…

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