Connemara

1992, 15 Years Old

ABV 50.5%
REVIEWED Issue 71
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Specifications
Brand: Connemara
Expression: 1992, 15 Years Old
Type: Republic of Ireland Whisky / Single Malt
Age: 15 years old
ABV: 50.5%
Country/Region: Republic of Ireland
Bottling type: Standard (Distillery or blended)
Tasting notes
Taster   Dave Broom
Nose: Smoky. Damp earth,cowshed,vanilla, with a violet mote behind and a fleshiness akin to lychee. With waterthere's oak,smokeand salami.
Palate: Dry start with big phenols but balanced. Just a hint of soapiness in the middle when neat. Good length.Improved by water. Substantial mid palate.
Finish: Hot embers. Little short.
Comment: Robust and strong-willed. Worth a look.
7.8
Taster   Martine Nouet
Nose: Slightly tangy. An animal scent. Cowshed. Pop-corns. A touch of marshmallow. Honey on a warmbuttered toast. Fresh coffee. With water, Demerara sugar.
Palate: Sweet at start then opening on spices with a fizzy feel.Ginger, liquorice.
Finish: Dry,not very expressive.
Comment: The nose tells more than the palate. An additional touch of sweetness to balance the spices would make all the difference.
7.5
Visit the distillery
Cooley Distillery, Riverstown, Cooley, Co. Louth, Republic of Ireland
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