Tasting notes – Tullamore Dew

Tullamore Dew

 

Tullamore Dew Original

Tullamore Dew

Tullamore Dew as a mild blended whiskey, has spicy lemony and malty notes with charred wood undertones giving it a soft, buttery, rounded flavour that lingers in the mouth, perhaps the reason it is so widely acclaimed by whiskey connoisseurs. It has won a much-prized trophy at the International Spirits Challenge, the highest accolade in the drinks industry. A medium amber gold in colour, Tullamore Dew Original is light bodied with sweetish spices, buttery and rounded with light citrus fruitiness. Warming on the palate this very drinkable whiskey exhibits pleasant maltiness with toasted wood and vanilla hints. The finish is smooth and gentle with complex flavours lingering.

12-Year-Old Special Reserve

Tullamore Dew

12-Year-Old Special Reserve

Tullamore Dew 12 Year Old Special Reserve is a very fine aged whiskey full of complex flavours, depth, character and maturity. All the whiskies in the blend are matured in old Bourbon and Oloroso sherry casks. The sherry cask finish gives a sweet nuttiness to the taste and also pleasant spicy back notes.
The palate shows clear flavours of Irish pot still and unpeated malt whiskey followed by undertones of toasted wood from the lightly charred old bourbon casks giving way to the sweet nuttiness coming from the old Oloroso Spanish sherry butts. The finish is pleasantly dry. Try Tullamore Dew 12 Year Old Special Reserve on its own, with a little water or ice.

10-Year-Old Single Malt

Tullamore Dew

10-Year-Old Single Malt

The wonderfully complex flavour of the Tullamore Dew 10 Year Old Single Malt comes from years of maturation in Old Bourbon, Dry Oloroso Sherry, Port and Madeira casks. In fact, it is the only Irish Single Malt to be matured to perfection in four casks. Ageing in these specially selected casks enhances and intensifies the flavour of the spirit. The result is a singularly rich and mellow expression of a legendary Irish whiskey with aromas of fruit and toasted wood. The body showcases Intriguing floral toasted wood, and vanilla notes, with a hint of sherry Christmas cake. On the palate it is wonderfully rich, spicy and complex and well rounded for a smooth finish. Surfacing malt and sherry notes slowly fade with every lingering sip.

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