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Paddy Old Irish Whisky - Green Band

Overall rating
87.11/100
votes
13
Category
Single Pot Still
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
Mid 1960s
Size
757 ml
Label
Cork Distilleries Co Old Irish Whisky
Added on
21 Apr 2017 7:13 pm by MaltMartin

Average value

€ 200.00

2 × in wishlist

13 × member ratings

6 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Paddy Old Irish Whisky - Green Band

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.11 points

  1. dram-drinker scored this whisky 88 points Moderator

    Actually a good one and pretty drinkable
    • Nose
      89 89
      Lots of fresh green fruits, green apple, pear, green banana, lime, little leafy, fine grassy, little citric, hints of honey, whiffs of wet hay - really not bad
    • Taste
      88 88
      Oily, fruity, subtle sweetness, a lot of liquorice, anise, old books, some apple and pear
    • Finish
      87 87
      Medium long, warm, little spicy

  2. Baanaanaabob scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    Still quite fresh with some nice exotic notes

  3. Fred Labosch did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Short reminder:
    This is a pot still whiskey, not a blended whiskey.
    There's ZERO percent grain whiskey in this.

  4. MaltMartin scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    A rare old - German import - bottle of Paddy which most likely dates from the late 1950s or early 1960s. It carries the name of James Murphy, but it doesn't have an age statement as the red band 10yo bottles of the same era. There is no statement of volume or alcohol strength either.

  5. lincolnimp scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    This is fruity, slightly hot, some spice, honey and as the fruit develops there is a nice grapefruit & pineapple note.
    Its a lively one and frankly taste better than the NAS Irish blended I had last night x 6.
    I like the fruit note, worth looking out for at auction if you like, light fruity whiskey but I think there is probably a 50/50 split with the grain as the grain is not dominant.
    A nice blend, with good flavour and a decent nose
    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      84 84

  6. stefsel111 scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      86 86

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