Day Nine: Irish Whiskey Advent Calendar Countdown

DEC 9 – Hyde No. 6 President’s Reserve    46%   Cost = $70   Score:  A-

Nose:  super sweet – almost too much so, raisins, caramel, vanilla, touch of spice, like the nose on this whiskey

Taste:  sherry comes through, dark fruits and caramel

Finish:  nice mouth coating lingering solid medium length finish

Overall:  single grain blended with older single malt finished in sherry for around 9 months; really like this dram – weakest part is the finish, would buy a bottle

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.

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
Day 8: Roe & Co Blended Irish Whiskey

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