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Midleton Very Rare 2016

(70cl, 40%)

Midleton Very Rare 2016

Midleton Very Rare 2016 Bottling Note

It's the 2016 edition of the annually-released Midleton Very Rare, an annually-awesome Irish blended whiskey from the eponymous distillery. This was drawn exclusively from American oak barrels selected by Master Distiller Brian Nation (who took over the role from the legendary Barry Crockett in 2014).

Tasting Note by The Chaps at Master of Malt

Nose: Robustly malty, though soft hints of jam doughnuts and marmalade come through too.

Palate: Waxy fruit, still quite malty. Christmas spices and comforting vanilla notes linger.

Finish: Apricot, mango and underlying hints of peppered oak.

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Midleton Very Rare 2016 Reviews

Lucky find in WV

Very well done. From the first drink there was a warm taste similar to a carmel apple. I’ll be buying more of this at the first opportunity

21st December 2017

The luck of the Irish

Brilliant. Very smooth. Notes of vanilla and caramel.

16th November 2017

formidable

I will not be drinking this at all... I am keeping this as a showpiece as it has my cousins name all over the bottle (Brian Nation) Well done cousin....from Adrian

10th October 2017

Superb,and im Scots !!

Very ,very nice, smooth, easy taking,have to go, must have another mmm

25th July 2017

Very smooth sipping Whiskey

Very smooth with just the right blend of malt and kick.

25th May 2017

Good, but didn't live up to its price.

I tried this in a bar whilst I was originally drinking Jameson Select Reserve. I thought at £15 a shot, this has to be pretty special. It was good, but not as good as the Jameson that was three times cheaper. Don't get me wrong, this was a lovely smooth drink, but it didn't put the Jameson in the shade which I expected it to do. Sorry.........

7th May 2017

Beautiful 👍 Mr S Gilmer

The best whiskey I've tasted
I been lucky enough to off own 5 bottles
Over the last 10 years

5th March 2017

Stuck in SF

Great flavor and creamy smooth finish. Love it.

22nd December 2016

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