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Bushmill Irish Malt 21 Year 750ml
Sku: 25374
Product Rating
Critics Ratings:   (1)
Product Information
Country: Ireland
Type: Irish Whiskey
 
Reg. $119.99

Qty:
 
NOSE - Caramelized toffee and dark chocolate TASTE - Wow! rich raisins and fruity notes that cling to the palate FINISH - A burst of mint that ends in an intense licorice finale
Ultimate Beverage Challenge 96 points - (UB Collection,Finalist,Tried & True Award)- Red wine poached pear, dried tobacco, baking spice, and baked apricot on the nose. Much softer and honeyed on the palate with guava and roasted cherry tomato. Quite exotic with an exacting and complex fruit-forward finish. (Mar 2015)

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Wine maker notes
“This rare whiskey is in scarce supply with only a limited number of casks in our warehouses. It’s matured in bourbon and sherry barrels for 21 years‚ before being married together for two years in a madeira-infused cask. The result is dark chocolate and caramelised toffee aromas and a sip that clings to the palate before releasing a magical burst like mint. It’s a rare taste in every serve.”

Technical notes
40% abv

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At the battle of Clontarf in 1014 Irish high king Brian Boru sent Viking invaders tumbling back into the sea and achieved a remarkable victory for the Irish over the fearsome Vikings. The two armies met on the fields of Clontarf near the city of Dublin on Good Friday in the spring of 1014. The battle lasted all day raging across the fields and forests with no side gaining a clear advantage. Finally, with all of their leaders dead or dying, the Vikings broke ranks and returned to their ships. Out of 8,000 men who fought that day, almost 6,000 were killed. The destruction of the Viking forces, including the deaths of virtually all of the Viking kings, permanently ended the Invaders’ presence. Through this valiant and bloody victory at Clontarf, Brian Boru and his men made possible the Ireland that we know today.