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.

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

About This Sailor's Home Release

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.

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

We ship (almost!) worldwide

We can deliver to Australia, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Canada (Alberta), China, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jersey, Kuwait, Luxembourg, Macao, Malaysia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Philippines, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Taiwan, UAE, UK, US (certain states*), and Vietnam.

*US states we can currently ship to include: Alaska, California, District of Columbia, Louisiana, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Virginia, Wyoming, Vermont, Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Texas, and Florida.

How much is shipping?

Shipping charges are calculated during checkout, depending on where you live and how many bottles you’re buying. Shipping within the UK is free on orders over £100.

What you need to know about taxes

All alcoholic products sold by TopWhiskies are sold subject to UK alcohol tax, which is already included in the price.

UK sales are subject to VAT (currently 20%), which is included in the price. Sales outside of the UK are not subject to this tax, and international prices do not include it.

We use a specialist US shipper who sorts out US taxes. These costs are factored into the US shipping charges. So shipping may look pricey, but remember it covers your taxes as well.

For all other territories, including those in Europe, please note: your order could be subject to local sales taxes and duties upon arrival in the destination country. All additional charges are the responsibility of the recipient. As customs policies vary widely from country to country, TopWhiskies has no control over these charges, so you should contact your local customs office for further information. If you refuse to pay any import duties and taxes, this could result in the goods being destroyed by customs or being returned back to us - any refund offered would include a deduction of our costs. 

Need help?

For help, or custom orders, please contact Ed on email

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