Redbreast 15 Year Old
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Redbreast 15 Year Old

(0.75l, 46%)


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$90.99
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It grabs your taste buds and just doesn't let go.
 
Produced in The Midleton distilleries situated in Midleton, Cork County, this is a "pure pot still" Whiskey or "single pot still" as it's now officially known. It is made in a different way than single malt because the mash is made from both malted and un-malted "green" barley. The enzymes in the malted barley stimulate the production of malt in the un-malted barley. Also, single malt Whiskeys are generally distilled twice, whereas single pot still Whiskeys are generally distilled three times.
 
Redbreast is one of the few single pot still Whiskeys produced today and is the only one with an age statement. 15 Year Old is matured in a combination of American Bourbon Whiskey barrels and Spanish Oloroso Sherry casks.

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Jim Murray: "… one of the finest expressions of Whiskey making in Ireland  a true collector's item."
 
  • Category
  • Style
    Single Pot Still Whiskey
  • Region
    Ireland
  • Country
    Ireland
  • Alcohol
    46%
  • Distillery
  • Age
    15 Year Old
  • Chill Filtered?
    No
  • Maturation
    Bourbon & Oloroso casks

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maple syrup
berries
spicy notes
oak tannins
vanilla
oily
malty
apple peels
cinnamon
What does Redbreast 15 Year Old taste like?

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Tasting Notes

Appearance / Color
Golden honey
 
Smell / Nose / Aroma
Toffee, vanilla, berries, cherries and aromatic oils. Some cinnamon and ginger if you water it down.

Flavor / Taste / Palate
Oily mouth feel, maple syrup sweetness with more red fruits, spices, toasted wood and rich oak tannins towards the end.

Finish
Spicy, crisp, and tannic with lingering notes of unsweetened chocolate, oak and malty notes.
 

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Ratings & Reviews
guest
guest,
Best of best
 
Jordan
Jordan,
my favorite, every day drinker. I might be partial since this is the one that really got me into whiskey in general but its always my solid go-to
 
Samuel
Samuel,
Rich flavor for a relative low-proof, the oil content is just right, long sweet finish.
 
Joe
Joe,
Hearty nose. Full flavor. Body still light. Warking finish.
 
PATRICK
PATRICK,
This is not a bottle I will buy again. I found it to be inferior in every way to all of the other redbreast iterations. Not bad by any means, but just do yourself a favor and get the 12.
 
Carroll
Carroll,
A great go to Whiskey...the 12 is fine but the 15 much smoother!
 
guest
guest,
Not much flavor, but not bad tasting Lots of fire Price point is a bit high for what it is Not too sweet, good malt Will warm you up
 
Carmund
Carmund,
Don’t even know where to start: extremely smooth. I totally get the maple and wood. It goes down so easily that it is hard to keep it in my mouth long enough to get all of the flavors
 
Linda
Linda,
Nice on the nose, and smooth. Maple with a bit of bite. Definitely worth the price.
 
Chuck
Chuck,
Berry toffee aroma with tangy notes and spicy & pepper undertones. Crisp followed with mild sweet finish. Beautiful experience.
 
Jani
Jani,
Whenever ordering a dram of any Redbreast, you know you're bound to get a quality whisky.
 
Candice
Candice,
One of my favorites. Caramel and red fruit
 
Skip
Skip,
Like this one very much, best redbreast I’ve had
 
Collin
Collin,
A solid whiskey. Lots of maple syrup on the nose with a some vanilla notes as well. Oak and spice on the palate. Oily finish.
 
Pete
Pete,
Truly a great whiskey!
 
Evan
Evan,
Right on the border of pricey and great
 
guest
guest,
Smooth but a little lacking in flavor, liked Yellow Spot a lot more
 
Todd
Todd,
Aroma is very nice on this one, citrus, fruit, some honey as well. Taste has some pepper and other spices coming in, along with some fruit and wood. I could drink this one all night - really enjoyable, and it's quite a bit different than the Redbreast 12 Year Cask Strength. I wouldn't say the 15 Year is better than the 12 Year Cask - but it's really close.
 
Scott
Scott,
Even more smooth than the 12 year old
 
José
José,
Oberpriced!
 
Bill
Bill,
Fairly smooth, not as complex as some
 
John
John,
Live this.!
 
Darren
Darren,
Very very smooth
 
David
David,
its a little harsh, compared to the 12 year. For the price I would just stick with the 12 year which I find smoother with better flavor.
 
Robert
Robert,
Didn’t like as much as expected.
 
Jyrki
Jyrki,
Absolutely the best Irish I've tasted. Very full and complex on the nose and taste.
 
Tyler
Tyler,
Not as sweet as you would expect, get the Carmel Apple on the nose with a little cereal, then sip into a lightly sugared shortbread cookie that finishes with spice and green apple.
 
Matt
Matt,
A great all round whiskey. I am a big fan of RB12, so this is similar but is 46% as apposed to 40%. And obviously another 3 years in the wood. Easy to drink neat. Add some water to unlock some more flavor. Every collection needs a bottle of redbreast.
 
Creston
Creston,
Incredible nutty flavor and very smooth. Worth the price for sure.
 
Burton
Burton,
Irish whiskeys always seem approachable, friendly, nice. I appreciate the oily mouth feel. Noticeable bourbon barrel influence. Nice dram.
 
Paul
Paul,
Exceptionally smooth
 
Darin
Darin,
An absolute delight and so smooth. At first trying Redbreast 12 I thought that was the best Irish Whiskey ever. Then I had the 15. Not only was I amazed at what 3 years could do...but I swore I would never waste my time on that 12 year trash again. Wow. I simply love this as my favorite overall whiskey.
 
Paige
Paige,
What a fairly complex yet simple Whisky this is! You can literally taste each ingredient every step of the way. I could post my full tasting notes but would nearly mimic what’s already been stated. I will say, I got chocolate on the nose and on the finish which I though was intriguing... Well done with the 15 Year Redbreast!
 
Lane
Lane,
Very nice to sit at a slow fire and enjoy neat, one of the few whiskies I have tried that didn't improve with a few drops of water, nice bite with a malty finish!
 
Justin
Justin,
Pretty good but prefer 12yo.
 
MARK
MARK,
Great flavor and finish.
 
Rachel
Rachel,
This is an outstanding tasting whiskey with a smooth buttery finish .
 
David
David,
Only irish ive had better is yellow spot
 
guest
guest,
Smooth and elegant, butterscotch and vanilla notes
 
Rodney
Rodney,
Love it
 
Larry
Larry,
An extra 3 years turns something very special into something that is still very special
 
Jeremy
Jeremy,
Extremely smooth and it went down so easy. I truly enjoyed this whiskey, with or without some ice.
 
Jon
Jon,
Full flavor, smooth and sweet
 
Mark
Mark,
Better than the 12 year. Smooth and sweet.
 
Dennis
Dennis,
very smooth when conpared to the 12 year old version. By far my favorite Irish whisky.
 
Jimi
Jimi,
A wonderful gift for anyone wanting to up their game a bit. I will never turn down a glass of Redbreast.
 
guest
guest,
Had the pleasure of tasting this during a Whiskey Wednesday. This was incredibly delicious. Smooth, full of flavor, and easy to drink.
 
Charis
Charis,
One of my favorites. A bit sweeter, very smooth.
 
Zach
Zach,
Smooth drinkability. Delicious neat or with a rock
 
guest
guest,
Used to partake regularly 30 years ago when it stocked at a local Irish hostelry - top draw.
 
Adam
Adam,
A fan-f'ing-tastic Irish dream
 
Greg
Greg,
Love it
 
Denis
Denis,
Мощный, напористый, богатый вкус, запах и послевкусие. Очень понравился.
 
Dave
Dave,
Powerful representations of the flavor spiral. Not an easy sip but great aftertaste.
 
Casey
Casey,
Good but not great
 
Marcus
Marcus,
Smooth full flavor
 
guest
guest,
Definitely more refined than the 12 year but not so much to make the premium price worth it. If you insist on paying a premium try the cask strength 12 year or 21 yr at a super premium. Readbreast is my go to whiskey and I always have each of their offerings on hand.
 
Gregory
Gregory,
The best Irish Whiskey!!
 
guest
guest,
Very smooth!
 
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