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Connemara 12 Years Old Tasting notes and reviews

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Connemara 12 Years Old

Brand
Connemara
Expression
12 Years Old
Type
Irish Whiskey ~ Single Malt
Age
12 years old
Abv
40.00%
Produced at
Cooley Distillery
Website
www.connemarawhiskey.com
Availability
Buy online now

Peter Mulryan

Nose
Roses, heavy musk, damp conifers and bog.
Palate
Very soft, round and complex. The flavours are hard to unpick, but there's warm honey, buttered crumpet and a hint of sweet pipe smoke.
Finish
Long and chewy.
Comment
This is a bottling of 28 casks of the 1991 vintage, so it is particularly rare an therefore collectible. When it's gone. It's gone.

Dave Broom

Nose
Pungent, intense, marine-like, a sweet minty note backed with a touch of lanolin. Good balance, with some creamy popcorn notes.
Palate
fragrant but almost friable character: cashew, brittle toffee. Peat smoke, light nuttiness.
Finish
Honey, then ash.
Comment
Good balance. Doesn't like water. Start here.
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