The Whistler 'Natural Cask Strength' 7 Year Old Limited Edition

Aged 5 years in ex-Bourbon casks and finished for another 2 in Oloroso sherry casks, this rich and smooth Irish single malt is bottled at 118 proof. This expression is limited to 1200 bottles.
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Drogheda is one of the oldest Irish towns where the first written records of whiskey production date back to 1556. The town has a rich history of whiskey distilling and had 18 operating distilleries in 1774. As we know, Irish whiskey was in decline in the 20th century, due to the civil war, trade dispute with the UK, and Prohibition in the US with only a handful distilleries remaining operational, none of those in Drogheda. Boann Distillery joined the resurgence of Irish whiskey in 2019, producing the first spirit in the town in more than 160 years.

The company was launched by Patrick and Marie Cooney with several other family members. Backed by 40 years of experience in the industry, the family has the know-how, skill, and passion to create premium Irish whiskey. On one hand, they honor the rich tradition of Irish whiskey, on the other they take innovative approaches using cutting-edge technology which includes their state-of-the-art brewhouse and unique 3 copper-pot stills that use nanotechnology ― all with the goal of creating some of the finest whiskey and craft gin.

All the ingredients are 100% natural, including locally-grown barley from native farmers and water from the Boyne Valley well. The operation is overseen by Michael Walsh. Ireland's youngest head distiller has accumulated a vast amount of knowledge during his Chemical Engineering studies and when getting his Certificate in Distilling in 2012, quickly rising through the ranks. They recycle their water and harness the heat that is generated during distillation, which then helps run their packaging lines and heat their restaurant, visitor center, and offices. Distillation byproducts are used as animal feed.

The Natural Cask Strength expression from their Single Malts series is aged 5 years in ex-Bourbon oak casks, then aged and finished further in Oloroso sherry oak casks for another 2 years. Bottled without chill filtration at 118 proof, this whiskey is limited to 1200 bottles and has won several awards with its rich and smooth profile.

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Proof 118 (59% ABV)
Distiller/Bottler Name Boann Distillery
Size 750mL
The nose opens with orange zest, red apples, and salted caramel notes. The creaminess is joined by citrus and a peppery spice on the palate, with the salted caramel making a return and staying through the slightly peppery and warming finish.
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