Tullamore Dew – 17 March 2014

Produced at: Tullamore Dew Company LTD, Tullamore County Offaly, Ireland.

Description: Tullamore Dew is a smooth and malty Irish whiskey that has been distilled in the small town of Tullamore in County Offaly since 1829. It is tagged as “The Legendary Irish Whiskey” and while it is not the oldest whiskey of its kind (Bushmills claims that title), Tullamore Dew is rich with history and a favourite for many whiskey drinkers for a good reason: it’s a fine Irish whiskey.

Type: Irish Whisky/Whiskey
Expression: Triple distilled, blended Irish whiskey from barley in pot stills and aged in charred oak
ABV: 40%

Tasting Notes:

Colour: Yellow/honey/medium amber hue.
Nose: approaches being ambrosial, so intensely fruity is it; alluring estery, ripe and sweet scents of tropical fruits, most predominantly tangerine backed up by guava, orange rind, and kiwi, make for an unusual but totally captivating whiskey perfume.
Palate: entry gives way to a midpalate off-dry firmness which spotlights caramel, toffee, woody flavours; succulent and feather-light on the tongue, but strangely the concentrated fruitiness isn’t evident in the taste.
Finish: is quite vegetal and long with notes of caramel and toffee.


Blended Irish Whiskey – 2013
San Francisco World Spirits Competition

Bottle #34

85%  of our Expression members in attendance loved this whisky!

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One Response to Tullamore Dew – 17 March 2014

  1. Joel says:

    Excellent whiskey, but a little too young. It had a strong smell of alcohol that filled the nose, but smooth on the tongue. I would love to try a 10 or 12 year old bottle to compare, but there are no other Tullamore Dew products at the LCBO.

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