The Irishman Founder's Reserve

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Small Batch Irish Whiskey
40.0 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
16 may 2014 2:33 pm by holborndrinker

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€ 34.49

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Whisky reviews for The Irishman Founder's Reserve

13 users have left 13 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 77.39 points.

  1. whiskeyjedi scored this whisky 55 points Member Senior

    The Irishman Founders Reserve Small Batch Tasted 2015-04-05 @ Whiskey Museum Dublin:
    Nosing: apple, slightly tangerine
    Tasting: Uncharacteristic, slightly light fruity notes with spicy fenolic alcohol
    all in all just ok - 55

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  3. Tobs1991 scored this whisky 78 points Expert Senior

    Not bad, but in direct comparison with the Writer's Tears Copper Pot (also from Walsh), the Writer's Tears is a little more convincing.

  4. gregh scored this whisky 71 points Member Senior

    Too simple. Low cost dam

  5. Issie did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    • Nose
      The first nose is slightly dusty, a bit of grain, then it goes back and then there is a lot of honey, plus light fruits, apple, apricot, peach, behind that very light earth and a bit of wood
    • Taste
      Green apple with a lot of acidity, caramel, a little pepper on the back

  6. Malthead19 scored this whisky 67 points Connoisseur

    - pleasant Irish blend
    - slightly weaker than the single malt
    - surprisingly high malt content of approx. 70%, which is
    has a positive effect on the taste
    • Nose
      malty, soft, slightly sweet, light fruity note, subtle sherry note
    • Taste
      Sherry, light sweetness, lots of spice
    • Finish
      short finish;
      Medium-long dry finish with fruity sherry aromas and lots of spice

  7. Dris scored this whisky 78 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      77 77
    • Finish
      76 76

  8. lincolnimp scored this whisky 52 points Connoisseur

    This is really poor, it is thin and has a chemical note.
    Not for me and not representative of a decent , inexpensive, Irish vbend
    • Nose
      60 60
    • Taste
      45 45
    • Finish
      50 50

  9. schengel10 scored this whisky 67 points Connoisseur

    An interesting blend - a high malt content in the mixture (mixture: 70% malt, 30% grain);
    • Nose
      soft, mild, typical bourbon flavors, dominant vanilla;
    • Taste
      gentle, soft onset, creamy, buttery, caramel and vanilla, light spice (pepper), simple, but tasty;
    • Finish
      short and vanilla; in the end a peppery spice;

  10. Buecherwurm scored this whisky 79 points Expert Junior

    No big notes as it was one of too many on a too long evening.
    Fruity and caramel in every way. Not exciting or complex, but really fair and drinkable ingredient for the price.

    My liver and my head tell me that I should rather drink less and better stuff. As a gift but always suitable.

  11. Sandman scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Apple juice, vanilla, lemon, pear, melon, barley, flowers, grass and cotton candy.
    • Taste
      Apple juice, lemon, white grapes, flowers, bit oak, hint of mown grass, pear and melon.
    • Finish
      Medium, dry, lemon zest, cotton candy and a hint of grass.

  12. Fight65 scored this whisky 79 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      77 77
    • Taste
      78 78
    • Finish
      78 78

  13. St. Pauli scored this whisky 72 points Connoisseur

    Quite harsh... some fruit, spices and cereals.

  14. wolfiego did not rate this whisky Newbie

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