Walsh Whiskey Distillery has released the second expression in The Irishman Founder’s Reserve Cask Series, a limited edition finished in rum casks from the tiny tropical Caribbean island of Saint Lucia.
The release is limited to just 12 casks with 380 bottles per cask and each bottle is individually numbered and signed by the distillery's founder Bernard Walsh.
The super-premium whiskey, is a rare vatting of Single Pot Still and Single Malt whiskeys finished for six months in Chairman’s Reserve Rum casks.
“This Caribbean Cask Finish release will complement our highly successful ‘The Irishman Founder’s Reserve - Marsala Cask’ finishes of 2017,” John Kelly, commercial director, Walsh Whiskey Distillery, said.
“We hope the lucky few who secure bottles will enjoy this unique whiskey which is characterised by tropical fruits and spices.”
The premium whiskey is now for sale across just seven selected international markets namely; Ireland (including Dublin Airport), the USA, Canada, Russia, Germany, France and Holland. Of course bottles can also be purchased by visitors to Walsh Whiskey Distillery at Royal Oak in Ireland.
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