Teeling Whiskey

Chestnut Cask finish

ABV 55.1%
REVIEWED Issue 162
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Brand: Teeling Whiskey
Expression: Chestnut Cask finish
Type: Republic of Ireland Whisky / Single Malt
Age: No Age Statement
Year of bottling: 2010
ABV: 55.1%
Country/Region: Republic of Ireland
Bottling type: Standard (Distillery or blended)
Tasting notes
Taster   Kate Packwood
Nose: Black treacle and dark muscovado sugar, a hint of kipper smoke and toasted oats. Pastrami and elastic bands followed by the smell of petrichor moments before a thunderstorm breaks.
Palate: Much sweeter on the palate than the nose suggests: golden syrup, gingerbread men, ground ginger and nutmeg spice and then raisins. Very smooth for the ABV.
Finish: Long and sweet with ginger spice prickle.
Comment: Gingerbread in a bottle. Lovely.
Taster   Rob Allanson
Nose: Nose: oak and antique wardrobes. Heavy woolly coats. Then it's malty and the nuts return. Walnuts coated in dark chocolate.
Palate: Nutty edges keep going, roast chilli spices, then smoked chicken and bacon. Water eases the spice.
Finish: Heat remains. Water gives the sweetness of some dark chocolate.
Comment: The nose promised Narnia, but the palate takes you to frying bacon outside Tom Sawyer’s tent.
Visit the distillery
Teeling Whiskey Distillery, 13-17 Newmarket Road, Dublin, Co. Dublin, Republic of Ireland
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