Day Eight: Irish Whiskey Advent Calendar Countdown

DEC 8 – Roe & Co Blended Irish Whiskey    45%   Cost = $35   Score:  C+

Nose:  musty sourness, pear, green apple, caramel, perfumed wood, not my favorite but better on revisits

Taste:  dark caramel, apple skins, spice, chocolate, touch of pepper

Finish:  medium-long, charred spice with a weird ending

Overall:  reminds me of some finished Japanese whiskies, would not necessarily revisit at this point

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
Day 7: Writers Tears Copper Pot

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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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