West Cork Irish IPA Cask Matured Blended Irish Whiskey
Product Type: Irish Whiskey
Proof: 40% Alc/Vol
Description: About This Brand: West Cork Distillers was founded in 2003 by childhood friends John O’Connell, Denis McCarthy and Ger McCarthy. A food scientist and two deep sea fishermen, respectively, the three men shared a passion for preserving the fine craft of traditional Irish whiskey. West Cork Distillers has become a recognized leader in innovation, distilling and bottling the finest craft Irish whiskey to come out of Ireland. A classically trained food scientist, John O’Connell turned is interests to producing whiskey with his close friends, the McCarthys. Leveraging his entrepreneurial spirit and passion for the science of creating products – and a love for whiskey – John has dedicated more than a decade to distilling the highest quality Irish whiskey imaginable through both traditional and innovative techniques. And his work has just begun. The team at West Cork Distillers strives to produce the highest quality Irish whiskey using classical techniques and local resources. With a careful eye for detail, West Cork uses only local Irish-grown grains and barley, local spring water, and copper pot stills in all their whiskey distillation. Taking pride in their heritage, they are committed to providing employment opportunities for the people of West Cork and rely on many Cork-based service providers to deliver their whiskeys worldwide. As Irish whiskey’s growth continues to surge across the globe, West Cork Distillers is positioned to be a leader in both quality and spirit. Irish IPA Cask Matured Blended Irish Whiskey: West Cork IPA Cask finished blended Irish whiskey is a 75:25 blend of Irish wheat & malted Irish barley, triple distilled in copper pot stills and aged in first fill bourbon casks for four years. The malt and grain components are then blended and aged for an additional 6 months in casks that had held Blacks of Kinsale IPA beer. 40% ABV.