Redbreast 12 Year Old Whiskey

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Redbreast 12 Year Old Whiskey

70cl | 40% ABV | Ireland

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IWSC 2023 Silver Redbreast 12 Year Old is an all-time Irish whiskey classic. It is well balanced, with complex spice aromas on the nose and sherry fruitiness to taste - this is due to the time spent maturing in Spanish Oloroso sherry and bourbon casks. Won a Silver medal at the International Wine & Spirits Competition 2023.

How good Jameson Redbreast is can't be overstated - it's what Irish pot still whiskey is all about and an expression that covers the entire spectrum of flavours (linseed on the nose, spicy sherry to taste, long finish). A great whiskey.

Key Flavours

Dried Fruit

About this product

Before maturing, the whisky is crafted using a combination of malted and unmalted barley which are milled and mashed, before triple-distillation through traditional copper-pot stills. The whiskey is bottled without the use of chill filtration.

The name Redbreast originated from a nickname which was given to one of the whiskey’s by the chairman of Gilbey’s at the time. He was an avid birdwatcher, and so the name refers to Robin Redbreast.

In 1857 a wine and spirits merchant named W&A Gilbey Co held one of the largest stocks of maturing whiskey in its inventory, this included the brand Redbreast. The brand was later purchased by Jameson in the 1980’s.

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