caramel
spicy
vanilla
oak
dried fruit
sherry
chocolate
biscuit
orange
Spiral Jameson 18 Year Old Limited Reserve
Jameson
18 Year Old Limited Reserve
Tasting Notes
Appearance / Colour
Deep amber liquid gold.
 
Smell / Nose / Aroma
Aromatic oils, orange, apricot, dried fruits, a touch of wood and toffee. Water brings out Sherry, becoming chocolate and bourbon biscuit.
 
Flavour / Taste / Palate
Smooth, aromatic and refreshing. Toffee, spice, hints of oiled wood and leather, vanilla, Turkish delight and a Sherry nuttiness.

Finish
A firm and long finish, oak, spice, toffee and unmalted barley.
 
Comment
Even after 18 years, the pot still refuses to be mastered by the wood. And that’s good, by the way.

Flavour spiral
Caramel, spicy, vanilla, oak, sherry, chocolate, biscuit, orange, honey.
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‘Sine Metu’ (meaning Without Fear) was John Jameson’s guiding philosophy.
 
John Jameson founded Jameson Distillery in Dublin back in 1780. Since then Jameson became the most recognizable and sold Irish Whiskey in the world to this day. John Jameson was surprisingly a Scotsman but that didn’t stop him laying the foundation for the most famous Irish Whiskey. He used to enjoy sharing a drink and a story with his workers. And to this day you'll see two barrel men balanced on either side on the bottom of the label. These two men symbolize the generations of Jameson workers, who have labored with passion and commitment to produce Irish Whiskey.  
Produced in The Midleton distilleries situated in Midleton, Cork County, Jameson 18 year old has long been considered one of the brightest stars of the range. This blend of two pot still Whiskeys and a single grain is matured in Oloroso Sherry casks and finished in Bourbon wood for 6 months for a complex pot still character.
 
Trivia:
1) John Jameson used to enjoy sharing a drink and a story with his workers, so he also shared his label with them. And to this day you'll see two barrel men balanced on either side on the bottom of the label. These two men symbolize the generations of Jameson workers, who have labored with passion and commitment to produce this Irish Whiskey.
2) A shocker - John Jameson was a Scotsman.
 
  • Style
    Blended Whiskey
  • Region
    Midleton
  • Country
    Ireland
  • Alcohol
    40%
  • Distillery
    John Jameson & Son
  • Bottler
    Jameson
  • Age
    18 Year Old

Jameson

18 Year Old Limited Reserve

(0.7l, 40%)


8.1/10
Ratings & Reviews
Member Reviews and Ratings of Jameson 18 Year Old Limited Reserve
Bradley
Bradley,
Extremely smooth, perfect with 2 cubes.
John
John,
I'm a big fan anyway but this is something else
David
David,
This was definitely the best of the tasting box. I love Jameson as it stands, so having a higher class version made it all the better. Definitely a great tasting whiskey.
Charles
Charles,
The best of the three in my tasting box.
Larry
Larry,
Premium Jameson whiskey. Does not disappoint, a more sophisticated offering by the Irish master distiller.
Charles
Charles,
Bought a bottle on my way home. The best drink I've ever had, and was able to enjoy it with a few of my brothers in arms. Haven't been able to find a bottle since.
David
David,
Jameson has always been loyal to me for celebratory events but this one will take time to get used to for my collection.
Michael
Michael,
Jameson is one of my favorites....and after drinking the 18 year old limited reserve its definitely on my to get list
Byron
Byron,
Smooth and drinkable.
Rodney
Rodney,
Extra Smokey. I love it when we're cruising together.
Justin
Justin,
Good, but not as good as I was hoping.
Dan
Dan,
Slainte! A most excellent whisky! Initial sweetness with a hint of smoke and spice. Wonderful!
Jeffrey
Jeffrey,
This is one of my go to bottles always have one on hand
Stevens
Stevens,
Best**
Bill
Bill,
Oh my god was this delicious!
Geoff
Geoff,
Heaven.
Gregory
Gregory,
Nicely done!
Samir
Samir,
bolan pac :)
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