The Irishman Founder's Reserve

The Irishman Founder's Reserve

(1l, 40%)


7.9/10
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The first blend from Walsh and one of the best with an earthy combination of Single Malt and Single Pot Still Spirits.

Walsh Whiskey set out to rediscover real Irish-style Whiskey as it was made 200 years ago. When Walsh Whiskey first started in 1999, they contracted their distilling to Bushmills. But their success has allowed them to build out their own distillery in Carlow — in the heart of Ireland’s southern farm country — where they make eight versions of The Irishman Whiskeys, six Writer’s Tears blends, and two varieties of Irish Cream Liqueur.

The Irishman Founder's Reserve is the first blend created by Bernard Walsh, and it is still one of their best and one of the most unique coming out of the Irish craft distilling market. It is a blend of 70% Single Malt and 30% Single Pot Still Spirits aged in ex-Bourbon casks. This twist on a classic adds a very nice layered complexity and a bit of grain spice that makes this dram a stand-out. It is also a multi-award-winner with Gold Medals dripping off the bottle like honey.


Smartass Corner:
"Single Malt" is a distillation of 100% malted barley from a single distillery, "Single Pot Still" also comes from a single distillery, but the mash consists of a combination of malted and un-malted barley.

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cocoa
rancio
umami
caramel
spicy
butterscotch
apricot
vanilla
hay
What does The Irishman Founder's Reserve taste like?

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The Harp is the official emblem of Ireland, not the shamrock. It was St.Patrick who made the shamrock so popular.

Tasting Notes

Appearance / Color
Toasted Grain

Nose / Aroma / Smell
The aroma opens with baked stone fruits — apricot and peach — over a backdrop of new hay, vanilla, and a dash of cinnamon.

Flavor / Taste / Palate
The influence of Single Pot is noticed in the almost Rye-like spice note under warm notes of cocoa, rancio, umami, and caramel cream.

Finish
The finish is long and warm with an earthy butterscotch note.
Ratings & Reviews
Jesse
Jesse,
Good but a bit harsh
 
Jay
Jay,
Apples and tawny pot.
 
WENDY
WENDY,
Smooth. Vanilla, spice, fruit. Slightly bitter finish.
 
Zane
Zane,
Vanilla!
 
Cathy
Cathy,
great nose, smooth on the palate honey caramel notes
 
guest
guest,
Pretty good, but has a bit of a dry backend.
 
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