Midleton Irish Whiskey Barry Crockett Legacy

Midleton

Barry Crockett Legacy

(0.75l, 46%)


8/10
Retail price:
$264
Flaviar price:
$246.99
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Cách chomh milis le mil na hÉireann.
Tastes as sweet as Irish honey.
 
 
Irish Distillers is the wonderfully stubborn subsidiary of a liquor behemoth — Pernod Ricard… and we are kinda glad that they are. They dog-headedly adhere to their time-tested methods and practices for making the world’s most popular Irish Whiskeys and they don’t give a fig-leaf what those crazy Frenchmen think about the matter. Irish Distillers makes the famous Jameson, Powers, Paddy, Redbreast, Green Spot, and Midleton Very Rare Whiskeys along with Huzzar Vodka and Cork Dry Gin.   
 
Barry Crockett is a legend at Midleton. His official title is “Master Distiller Emeritus” and they tend to bring the veteran out of retirement to help new kids learn from the master. Back in 2011, the historic Midleton brand was set on returning their Spirits to their roots of classic, Irish pot-distilling. Barry taught them how, so they named this fine dram after him and added it to their permanent core lineup
 
In addition to the revived pot-distillation, one of the unique things about Midleton Barry Crockett Legacy Whiskey is the unique aging combination. It’s aged in both ex-Bourbon casks AND in new American Oak. Off the top of our collective Flaviar heads, we can’t think of anyone else doing it that way. What this does is let the individual character of the malt shine through. But like all special things, it's availability is strictly limited—only 2,500 bottle per year—so get Irish and grab one of ‘em for yourself.

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  • Style
    Single Pot Still Whiskey
  • Region
    Ireland
  • Country
    Ireland
  • Alcohol
    46%
  • Distillery
    Midleton
  • Bottler
    Midleton Distillery

Flavour Spiral™

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caramel
grassy
apple
oak
vanilla cream
honey
spicy
sweet
orange zest
What does Midleton Irish Whiskey Barry Crockett Legacy taste like?

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Irish Coffee was actually invented in San Francisco, not Ireland. Anyways, here is the recipe: 1 cup freshly brewed strong coffee 1 tablespoon brown sugar 3-4 tablespoons Irish Whiskey Heavy cream, slightly whipped

Tasting Notes

Appearance / Color
Deep cherry-wood
 
Nose / Aroma / Smell
Sweet dry grass, toffee, and a light floral aroma  
 
Flavor / Taste / Palate
Cedar wood and tobacco like a cigar humidor, candied orange zest, more toffee... 
 
Finish 
Vanilla cream with nutmeg

Flavour Spiral
caramel, grassy, apple, oak, vanilla cream, honey, spicy, sweet, orange zest
Ratings & Reviews
Member Reviews and Ratings of Midleton Irish Whiskey Barry Crockett Legacy
anonymous
Outstanding in every way. My favorite whiskey. Period.
Trevor
One of my top favorites as far as a nice sipping whiskey goes.
Garry
Wonderfully smooth, this drinks very much like a Bourbon. A fantastic balanced flavor profile, and a deliciously long finish.
Andrew
Great Irish. Got to share with a few friends and all were amazed.
Thierry
I am rather fond of more peaty whiskey, but I tasted this whiskey that has appeared to me very fine in taste and highly successful ... it is too easy to drink despite the high price !!...
Bill
Excellent and easy to drink
Stephen
I recently asked for two glasses (for me and my girlfriend) of this at a bar in Dublin. Cost me €66, and I asked for a funnel to pour it back in to the bottle (the barman didn't laugh). Nonetheless, it was a fine whiskey. I do feel that Yellow Spot is close enough to emulating the taste, though €160 is an excellent price when a bottle of this in Ireland is normally €215.
Test
Nice!
Craig
Oh yeah
anonymous
Good add
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