Green Spot Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey 750ml



$59.95

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In 1805, the Mitchell & Sons Wine Merchants Company was established in the heart of Dublin, Ireland. By the turn of the 19th century, the Mitchells sold a range of Irish whiskeys under the name "Spot." This name originated from the company's practice of marking casks of different ages with a spot of colored paint. As a result, Mitchell & Sons sold whiskeys named Blue Spot, Yellow Spot and Red Spot, although Green Spot emerged as their most popular brand.

Today, Green Spot Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey continues to be crafted in the heart of Ireland. The whiskey is made from malted and unmalted barley, which are milled and mashed before being distilled through a traditional pot still. Following distillation, the whiskey is matured in a combination of American oak casks that were previously used to mature bourbon (75%) and European oak casks that were previously used to mature sherry (25%). Once the whiskey has matured for eight to nine years, the casks are blended together and brought to proof.

"Pot Still Whiskeys define the traditional flavor character of Irish whiskey and we have seen a renewed interest and growth in the category over the last few years," says Brian Nation, the master distiller at Midleton Distillery, which makes Green Spot Whiskey. Green Spot Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey has an aroma of butterscotch, caramel, honeyed oak, pine and orange that gives way to notes of citrus, tart apples, plums and apricots on the palate. The finish is smooth yet slightly spicy, with a touch of cinnamon and ginger.

Green Spot Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey was just released in the United States in 2014. It was named the top spirit of 2012 by "Serious Eats," and is "unquestionably one of the world's greatest whiskies" according to Jim Murray, author of the Whisky Bible.

 

In 1805, the Mitchell & Sons Wine Merchants Company was established in the heart of Dublin, Ireland. By the turn of the 19th century, the Mitchells sold a range of Irish whiskeys under the name "Spot." This name originated from the company's practice of marking casks of different ages with a spot of colored paint. As a result, Mitchell & Sons sold whiskeys named Blue Spot, Yellow Spot and Red Spot, although Green Spot emerged as their most popular brand.

Today, Green Spot Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey continues to be crafted in the heart of Ireland. The whiskey is made from malted and unmalted barley, which are milled and mashed before being distilled through a traditional pot still. Following distillation, the whiskey is matured in a combination of American oak casks that were previously used to mature bourbon (75%) and European oak casks that were previously used to mature sherry (25%). Once the whiskey has matured for eight to nine years, the casks are blended together and brought to proof.

"Pot Still Whiskeys define the traditional flavor character of Irish whiskey and we have seen a renewed interest and growth in the category over the last few years," says Brian Nation, the master distiller at Midleton Distillery, which makes Green Spot Whiskey. Green Spot Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey has an aroma of butterscotch, caramel, honeyed oak, pine and orange that gives way to notes of citrus, tart apples, plums and apricots on the palate. The finish is smooth yet slightly spicy, with a touch of cinnamon and ginger.

Green Spot Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey was just released in the United States in 2014. It was named the top spirit of 2012 by "Serious Eats," and is "unquestionably one of the world's greatest whiskies" according to Jim Murray, author of the Whisky Bible.

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Greyson Edwards
The service here is excellent!

The service here is excellent! The order was processed very quickly and sent the next day. Fast delivery, proper packaging. I believe the quality is on top too, but haven't opened the bottle yet

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Nicky Hamilton
Excellent service!

Excellent service!
Delivery was in good time and my order arrived very well packaged.
I would definitely recommend and order again.
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Katie Hayes
really nice.

It was a good experience ordering from this website, the delivery was great. The actual product and the casing looked really, really nice.

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Masen Compton
So happy!!

Very happy. Bottle arrived the next day and was very very carefully packaged. So happy!!

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Alexa Lee
What an amazing company!

What an amazing company! I ordered 2 premium bottles of whiskey, they came within a couple of days, and also the packaging was exceptional. cannot recommend them enough.

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