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Glendalough 13 Year Old Mizunara Finish

Glendalough 13 Year Old Mizunara Finish

Size: 0,7 l
(46.0% ABV)
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  • BrandGlendalough
  • CategoryIrish Whiskey
  • CountryIreland
  • DistilleryGlendalough
  • Age13 Year Old
  • Style Single Malt Irish Whiskey
  • Maturation Mizunara Oak Cask
  • Alcohol46.0%
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A truly unique Irish Whiskey finished in virgin mizunara casks.

Glendalough was founded by "five friends from Wicklow and Dublin." They began their journey creating Poitín — a traditional Irish distillate made in very small pot stills (sort of like small batch Irish Moonshine). From there it was a short and easy step into a variety of Irish Whiskeys and Herbal-infused Gins as well. Everything is made by hand with a good measure of love.

It’s easy to get jaded in this business. Lots of folks "Claim" to doing things new and unique, but the truth is that there is a lot of same-old out there. But Glendalough 13 Year Old Mizunara Finish brings in a new wrinkle that is darn tasty. It is widely known that mizunara oak — native to Japan — is notoriously hard to work with but exceptionally good at imparting flavor to Spirits. The problem is that long-term aging in casks made of this rare wood is very difficult and VERY expensive for lots of reasons dealing with cellular structure and cellulose fiber-bonding. So the good lads at Glen aged their stellar Irish Whiskey for thirteen years in ex-Bourbon casks and then finish it in virgin mizunara puncheons — getting the flavor, age, and flavor profile they were looking for.


Smartass Corner:
Puncheons are larger barrels. Where a conventional American Bourbon casks holds approximately 53 gallons, a puncheon can hold anywhere from 72 to 120 gallons.

Flavor Spiral TM
  • spicy spicy
  • mango mango
  • cocoa cocoa
  • apricot apricot
  • honey honey
  • caramel caramel
  • woody woody
  • oatmeal oatmeal
  • cedarwood cedarwood
Appearance / Color
Medium Amber

Nose / Aroma / Smell
On the nose you’ll find notes of apricot, rolled oats and hewn lumber.

Flavor / Taste / Palate
The flavors are fruit-forward with notes of mango, cedar, dark chocolate, warm baking spices, and espresso.

Finish
The finish is medium to long and favors Mexican cocoa with a light burn.

About

A truly unique Irish Whiskey finished in virgin mizunara casks.

Glendalough was founded by "five friends from Wicklow and Dublin." They began their journey creating Poitín — a traditional Irish distillate made in very small pot stills (sort of like small batch Irish Moonshine). From there it was a short and easy step into a variety of Irish Whiskeys and Herbal-infused Gins as well. Everything is made by hand with a good measure of love.

It’s easy to get jaded in this business. Lots of folks "Claim" to doing things new and unique, but the truth is that there is a lot of same-old out there. But Glendalough 13 Year Old Mizunara Finish brings in a new wrinkle that is darn tasty. It is widely known that mizunara oak — native to Japan — is notoriously hard to work with but exceptionally good at imparting flavor to Spirits. The problem is that long-term aging in casks made of this rare wood is very difficult and VERY expensive for lots of reasons dealing with cellular structure and cellulose fiber-bonding. So the good lads at Glen aged their stellar Irish Whiskey for thirteen years in ex-Bourbon casks and then finish it in virgin mizunara puncheons — getting the flavor, age, and flavor profile they were looking for.


Smartass Corner:
Puncheons are larger barrels. Where a conventional American Bourbon casks holds approximately 53 gallons, a puncheon can hold anywhere from 72 to 120 gallons.
Flavor Spiral TM
  • spicy spicy
  • mango mango
  • cocoa cocoa
  • apricot apricot
  • honey honey
  • caramel caramel
  • woody woody
  • oatmeal oatmeal
  • cedarwood cedarwood
Appearance / Color
Medium Amber

Nose / Aroma / Smell
On the nose you’ll find notes of apricot, rolled oats and hewn lumber.

Flavor / Taste / Palate
The flavors are fruit-forward with notes of mango, cedar, dark chocolate, warm baking spices, and espresso.

Finish
The finish is medium to long and favors Mexican cocoa with a light burn.

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