Sailor's Home: The Journey Irish Whiskey
Key Facts About This Irish Whiskey
Bottler: Sailor’s Home
Whiskey Maker: Dr Jack Ó’Sé
Range: The Explorer’s Series
Region: Limerick, Ireland
Cask Type: Virgin American oak, bourbon barrels, Jamaican Rum casks
Alcohol by Volume: 43%
Bottle Size: 700ml
Awards: Gold Medal, International Wine and Spirits Challenge 2021. Gold Medal, Irish Whiskey Awards 2021.
The Journey Tasting Notes
Official tasting notes
Nose: Butterscotch, toasted oak, dark rum notes.
Taste: Sticky toffee, rum roundness perfectly balanced with malt depth.
Finish: Ripe banana, molasses and vanilla.
Ed's tasting notes
Nose: Fruity, rich and enticing. Bananas and sticky caramelised pineapple. A slight sweetness in the form of fudge, or soft brown sugar.
Palate: Medium mouthfeel. Soft, and welcoming. More of that fruit from the nose, bananas and pineapple caramelised with brown sugar and served with fresh vanilla cream.
Finish: Medium finish with banana and some warming wood spice.
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About Sailor's Home The Journey
Sailor's Home The Journey Irish Whiskey reflects Sailor’s Home’s passion to create unique, delicious whiskey experiences. Every stop along the way adding to the adventure. Aging Irish whiskey first in Virgin American oak, then recasking into American Bourbon barrels. These whiskeys are then brought together with malt Irish whiskey matured in American Bourbon and finished in Jamaican Rum casks, adding tropical fruits and rum notes. An approach that works well, creating a most enjoyable premium Irish whiskey with layers of flavour. A taste to return to, time and again.