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Overall rating
87.67/100
votes
3
Whiskybase ID
WB187453
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Lough Ree Distillery (LRee)
Bottling serie
Single Cask Release
Vintage
2014
Bottled
2021
Stated Age
06 years old
Casktype
first fill Bourbon + Brown Ale Cask Finish
Number of bottles
344
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
10 jul 2021 2:27 pm by DrSnike
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 60.00

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7 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for The Bridge St. Mel's No. 1 LRee

2 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.67 points

  1. Official tasting note

    The Bridge Whiskey – St. Mels No.1 Release

    We’ve known Eoin and Liam at St. Mels Independent Brewing Company in Longford for years. Like most Longford people, they are sound men.

    And so when the chance came about to collaborate a little, naturally we jumped at it.

    The story is fairly simple – we sourced a Rioja Cask , St. Mels used it to age a Brown Ale , and then we filled it with some fine Whiskey for several months.

    The end result is an outstanding Whiskey, and the collaboration is definitely something we plan to repeat in the future.

    Whiskey: 2014 Malt Whiskey

    Maturation: 6 + years in first fill Bourbon Cask, finished for several months in a Red Wine cask that last contained St Mel’s Brown Ale.
    • Nose
      sweet dairy chocolate notes present initially with exotic fruit and cantaloupe melon. A dryness which evokes aroma of brazil nut complements the sweet malt base, teasing what is to follow.
    • Taste
      Exceptionally soft and sweet, with honey and brown sugar dominating. The delicious malt flavour combines with cantaloupe and a touch of mandarin orange before drying delicately on the side of the mouth.
    • Finish
      Pleasantly dry with long lingering malt and sweet oak spice.

  2. TimkoT scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      86 86

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