Day Seven: Irish Whiskey Advent Calendar Countdown

DEC 7 – Writers Tears Copper Pot    40%   Cost = $45   Score:  B+

Nose:  bright pear, citrus, floral note, honey vanilla – classic Irish nose for me

Taste:  pear with a slight spice, caramel, malt sweetness

Finish:  solid medium finish with touch of wood spice

Overall:  solid NAS dram, would definitely revisit – nice for the price point; have an unopened bottle on the shelf – and glad I do

Click the links below for the introduction and other Irish Whiskey Advent Calendar Reviews. The top 2 from the first round of 6 whiskies shown above were the Tullamore D.E.W. 18 Year Old and Glendalough 13 Year Mizunara Oak Finish.

INTRODUCTION  
Day 1: Tullamore D.E.W. 18 Year Old
Day 2: Paddy Irish Whiskey
Day 3: Teeling Irish Whiskey Single Malt
Day 4: Kinahan's 10 Year Old Single Malt
Day 5: Glendalough 13 Year Mizunara Oak
Day 6: West Cork Glengarriff Series Peat Charred Cask Finish

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Senior Staff Writer, Wes, was born and raised in Darlington, South Carolina and attended college at the United States Air Force Academy. After flying helicopters for the Air Force and teaching at the Air Force Academy, he retired in beautiful Colorado Springs, Colorado, after twenty years of military service. He now works in public school education, is married with three children, and leads the monthly Proper Pour Whisk(e)y Club. You can follow him on Twitter @WesModernThirst and e-mail him at Wes@ModernThirst.com.

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