Pick of the Launches

12 June, 2017



Brand owner Quintessential Brands

RRP €50, £65

Markets UK, Ireland and Dublin Airport

Contact Marblehead, T: 0141 955 9091

The Dublin Liberties Copper Alley (46% abv) non chill-filtered single malt whiskey is said to be double barrelled for 10 years in bourbon casks and finished in 30-year-old oloroso sherry casks. There are only 31 casks.

It was created by master distiller Darryl McNally and is launching in America at the end of 2017.

Tasting note: malted, sweet, sherry finish on the nose.

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