J.J. Corry

The Flintlock No. 2 14 Years Old

ABV 46%
REVIEWED Issue 183
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Brand: The Chapel Gate Irish Whiskey Co.
Expression: The Flintlock No. 2 14 Years Old
Type: Republic of Ireland Whisky /
Age: 14 years old
ABV: 46%
Country/Region: Republic of Ireland
Bottling type: Standard (Distillery or blended)
Issue 183
Tasting notes
Taster   Christopher Coates
Nose: A relaxed opening with Earl Grey tea, vanilla chews, desiccated coconut, and a slight (but not off-putting) rubbery note. Asian pears, red apples, and green grapes.
Palate: Medium bodied with creamy penny sweets like milk bottle gums and white chocolate. Within seconds, it’s bursting with pineapple, mango and kumquat.
Finish: The finish is short but clean and pleasant with hints of kiwi, chocolate and candied fruits.
Comment: Dances between creaminess and lively fruitiness.
Taster   Phoebe Calver
Nose: This is giving me baked Alaska vibes, all sweetness and coconut, cut through with nectarine freshness and a citrus zing.
Palate: The coconut calms here, turning into a more biscuity base, with light vanilla tea, more fresh orchard fruit, and a little cinnamon spice in there.
Finish: Really soft on the finish, like a vanilla sponge cake with a hint of warm nutty spice.
Comment: This is lovely – full on and unashamed of what it is.
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