Ultimate Beverage Challenge 94 points - (UB Collection,Finalist,Great Value,Tried & True Award)- Marigold/wheat field yellow appearance that shines. Assertive, breakfast cereal bouquet is desert dry, woody/oaky, slightly pine needle-like. Taste profile features integrated flavors of white raisins, buttered honey wheat toast, cooking oil, and baked pear. A fine-tuned whiskey of preeminent class. (Mar 2015)
A delightful Pure Pot Still Irish whiskey, Redbreast 12 is highly praised by Jim Murray and a host of other notable whisky critics.
The nose is nutty and rich. There are notes of dried peels and spice, an oily note and cut fruits.
The palate is spice and of good body. There are notes of nuts and citrus and the peel and juice thereof. There are hints of marzipan and dried peels and a hint of sherry.
The finish is long and creamy with custard and spice.