Pearse Founder’s Choice Irish Whiskey
About Pearse Founder’s Choice Irish WhiskeyPearse Lyons Whiskey pays homage to Dr. T. Pearse Lyons, an Irish master distiller who eventually founded Alltech Distilling Company in Lexington, Kentucky. Lyons, who received a Ph.D. in yeast fermentation, has whiskey in his blood: five generations of coopers hail from the Lyons' family and Lyons own son received his Ph.D. in brewing and distilling in Scotland.
Pearse Founder’s Choice is a 12-year-old Single Malt. On the nose, this Irish Whiskey ripens with orchard fruits of white peach, apple and a tingle of spiced pear that come together to produce herbal and pine notes. Hints of lemon, dried orange and a touch of honeysuckle can be experienced from this Irish Whiskey. Pearse Founder’s Choice has a medium to long finish, is deliciously silky smooth and leaves you with warm notes of ginger and clove.
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About Irish Whiskey
Contrary to popular belief that Scots invented whisk(e)y, Irish whiskey was mentioned almost a century before its Scottish brother.
Its origin comes from the perfume distilling monks who decided to tweak the recipe a bit, creating Irish whiskey.
Irish whiskey doesn’t have a lot of rules and regulations to be considered “pure” and can be made with various grains and processes, as long as it is aged for at least three years in wooden casks and has a max ABV of 94.8%.