Greenore 18 Year Old Irish Whiskey

Greenore 18 Year Old Irish Whiskey

Greenore 18 Year Old

Irish Whiskey

Greenore Irish Whiskey is a new Single Grain Irish Whiskey which was created by the Cooley whiskey distillery some years ago. Normally single grain whiskey is used for blending with malt or pot still whiskey where it is used to lighten the more robust flavours of pot still derived spirits.

Single Grain Whiskey is whiskey produced in a single distillery in a continuous column still or Coffey Still named after the Irish whiskey inventor Aeneas Coffey who patented the Column Still distillation process in 1830.

Generally grain whiskey, because of the faster, double distillation process can lack flavour from the distillation process. Grain whiskey therefore relies heavily on the maturation process for character.

The younger brother of this 18 year old, Greenore 8 is a classic case in point. 8 years of maturation in Ex Bourbon oak casks soften the sharper grain flavour. Grain is also able to take more flavour from the cask than pot distilled whiskey so the longer it spends in the cask the better it should. The quality of the cask is of course another major factor. And there is a school of thought that says that good whiskey can also be ruined by leaving it in the cask for too long.

Greenore 18 has perfected this balance. As with the younger Greenore 8 year old, there are no fancy tricks here. Just good casks and lots and lots (but not too much) time.

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Greenore 18 Year Old Single Grain Irish Whiskey Tasting Notes

  • Nose: A rich oak influence on the nose.
  • Taste: I can’t believe that this is a grain whiskey. Wonderful rich, warm and rounded flavour with strong honey and vanilla tones.
  • Finish: Very long, smooth and honeyed follow through.

Stuart Says

Greenore 18 Year Old Single Grain Irish Whiskey is a classic case of doing simple things very well. Good Single Grain Irish whiskey aged for lots of time in really good casks leads to very well deserved and unprecedented 3 Pooka Irish Whiskey rating.

Kilbeggan Original Irish Whiskey Fact File

Brand Name: Cooley
Name: Greenore 18 Year Old Single Grain Irish Whiskey
ABV: 40%
Age Statement: 18 Years Old
Whiskey Type: Single Grain Irish Whiskey
Cask Type: Bourbon Oak
Pooka Scale: Three on the Pooka Scale

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Stuart Says

Greenore 18 Year Old Single Grain Irish Whiskey is a classic case of doing simple things very well. Good Single Grain Irish whiskey aged for lots of time in really good casks leads to very well deserved and unprecedented 3 Pooka Irish Whiskey rating.


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Greenore 18 Year Old Single Grain Irish Whiskey. Awaiting tasting by Stuart