Redbreast Lustau Edition Whiskey 70cl

Irish Whiskey • 70cl • 46%
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Redbreast Lustau Edition
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Country Irish Whiskey
Distillery/Brand Redbreast
Style Single Pot Still Whiskey

Redbreast Lustau Edition

*UK and retail only. Offer from 24 05 2024, while stock lasts.

Introduced in 2016, Lustau doubles down on the sherry influence all Redbreast fans love. This single pot still Irish whiskey was initially matured in a combination of American and European oak casks (like all Redbreasts) for 9 to 12 years, before being transferred over to first fill Oloroso Sherry casks from Bodegas Lustau for a further year. Sublime stuff.

Tasting Note by The Chaps at Master of Malt

Nose Rich and round with toasted almond, Curaçao orange peel studded with clove, stewed fruits and juicy sultanas.

Palate Chewy milk chocolate and honey (almost a bit Crunchie-like) with allspice, walnut and poached plum depths.

Finish Long with apple turnovers giving way to rich sherry and crushed cinnamon.

Winner of 4 spirit awards

Irish Single Pot Still - Premium - 2020
The Irish Whisky Masters (The Spirits Business)
Irish Single Pot Still - Premium - 2019
The Irish Whisky Masters (The Spirits Business)
Irish Single Pot Still - Premium - 2017
The Irish Whisky Masters (The Spirits Business)
Irish Whiskey - Single Pot Still - 2019
International Wine & Spirit Competition

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Reviews for Redbreast Lustau Edition
Disappointing especially compared to blended ones at 1/2 the price
Could be any old average blend. I tried it directly next to a couple of Teelings and the Red breast 12yr old. It come a very distant 4th. I would rather have a standard Jonny Walker RED label instead.
antony d , United Kingdom
4 months ago
Great purchase.
Prompt delivery well packaged.
This whiskey is lovely.
Andrew H , United Kingdom
6 months ago
Deliciously Sweet and Balanced
Very much a fledgling Irish whiskey drinker, but can honestly say this bottle is a delight. The sherry is very present on the nose. Immediate alcohol warmth, but no burn. Vanilla, with biscuit-like quality. Gives way to dried fruit and spice. Long finish, it has an almost syrupy quality without being overly sweet.
Master of Malt Customer
one year ago
This Is A Beautifully Smooth Irish Whiskey
At first I got the aroma of the Oloroso Sherry. Then, on tasting it was so smooth. At the end I got the after taste across the tongue of raisins. This is now my favourite single pot still Irish Whiskey.
Paul R , United Kingdom
one year ago
Worth it, but much better out there for the price.
Well I had high expectations of this whiskey from the outset. Make no mistake, this is really good as far as it goes. You can drink this stuff until the cows come home I'm sure. But my overall assessment is that it is pretty one dimensional, caramel toffee, sherry of course, sweet certainly but that's it. No subtlety, not complex in anyway at all. But you get what it says on the box I guess. It hits a good many buttons but for me, well, it lacks inspiration.
Master of Malt Customer
one year ago
Where is the 6 stars button?
Warm, rich, sweet, smooth and rounded with a longer, more complex finish than (the beautiful) Redbreast 12.

Creamy, buttery, caramel with a wave of sherry washing down the mouth just like the best of Irish whiskeys, followed up with a hint of a spiced oak finish as it goes down, reminiscent of a lingering bourbon, it's everything I want in a well rounded sip.

Its like my 3 favourite whiskeys had a threesome and this is the legitimate, polygamous love child who brings only joy to the world to the many around that love their offspring deeply and dearly. 9.99/10
James K , United Kingdom
2 years ago
Good variation
Easily smell toasted almonds , easily detect the irish whiskey character , very enjoyable and bright with slight citrus nuances, interesting that my empty glass smelt exactly like rolling tobbaco ...good stuff
Master of Malt Customer
2 years ago
What every other internet review woefully fails to convey is just how complex a dram this modern classic delivers. Are you sitting comfortably? Then let me begin.

They say originality died after the renaissance. Perhaps so but there have been notable efforts; Wings’ magnum opus Band on the Run, Hieronymus Bosch’s earnest ‘The Garden of Earthly Delights’, and Homer’s whimsical The Iliad.’

Redbreast’s 12 year Lustau restores faith once more in the face of humanity’s otherwise recent foray into mediocrity. Sidebar - it’s only apology is to not kowtow to woke cultures puerile persistence in bringing everyone (and thing for that matter) to its own homogenous level. Wait! It’s changed it’s mind. Sorry (not sorry) millennials.

Unabashedly honest, the Lustau simply will not stop giving. Sip after sip the sherry notes build to a blissful crescendo. Beethoven would give a knowing nod if they were still alive.

It’s okay. You can keep your single malt peat bog misery. I prefer a single pot still experience that doesn’t taste like the ashes from your latest hippy campfire bonding retreat.

It’s hard to put into words just how smooth this redbreast is. Do yourself a favour and leave the ice in the ice tray. You’ll palette will thank you later if not immediately. This is now my go-to bottle and the yardstick by which I measure the integrity of my acquaintances.

Let’s get down to brass tax:

Nose: Liquorice root, candied orange, Assam tea and a suggestion of treated pine.

Palate: A bounty of sheried tarts. A nougat left hook that seemingly comes from nowhere. Toasted marshmallows that genuinely warm.

After: Heavy guff. Long on the sherry, short on the oak with a final flourish of orange peel.

IMHO the redbreast is the apex of the genre. Think you can find better? I’ll wait.
Laurence , United Kingdom
2 years ago
The go-to bottle
This is my go-to bottle. Absolutely spectacular in every way. It never disappoints. Ever.
David , United States
3 years ago
I'm not sure this worked for them. It is good...but...
Nose: Fruit treated wood, a lick of varnish.

Palate: Lots of heavily sherried wooded spice. Sparkles on and on. Dark orange spikes.

After: Oaky but short.
David D , United Arab Emirates
3 years ago