Sailor's Home: The Horizon 10 Year Old Irish Whiskey

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Key Facts About This Irish Whiskey

Bottler: Sailor’s Home

Whiskey Maker: Dr Jack Ó’Sé

Range: The Island’s Series

Age: 10 years old

Region: Limerick, Ireland

Cask Type: American bourbon barrels and Barbados rum casks

Alcohol by Volume: 43%

Bottle Size: 700ml

Awards: Silver Medal, International Wine and Spirits Challenge 2021

The Horizon Tasting Notes

Official tasting notes

Nose: Mouthwatering brown sugar and ripe tropical fruits.

Taste: Melting pot of malted honey, oak depth, silk rum, vanilla and caramelised banana.

Finish: Buttery toffee with orange zest.

Ed's tasting notes

Colour: Pale straw. Holds a high tide mark on my glass, before multiple little legs slowly start to form and sink down the sides of my copita.

Nose: A delicate, floral nose with melon, vanilla, and citrus notes including lemon. A gentle, soft malt note in the back.

Palate: A smooth mouthfeel. Vanilla cream, more melon and lemon are joined by bananas. Perhaps a very soft vanilla fudge sweetness.

Finish: A medium finish which crescendos through that vanilla cream on the palate, to a little wood spice, and then leaves my mouth feeling refreshed and ready for another sip.

You can read the full review of Sailor's Home The Horizon here.

About This Sailor's Home Release

The exceptional first of the Islands Series, Sailor's Home The Horizon 10 year old Barbados rum cask. The Islands Series reflects Sailor’s Home’s pursuit of bold whiskey experiences - infusing their Irish whiskey with the unique flavours from rum casks of the Caribbean islands.

Remarkable Irish malt and grain whiskeys, matured for at least 10 years in American Bourbon casks. Expert finishing in selected Barbados Rum casks introduces lush, refined flavour twists typical of the birthplace of Caribbean rum to this premium Irish whiskey. What might be, just over the horizon...

You may also like Sailor's Home The JourneySailor's Home The Haven, and Sailor's Home Caravelle.

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