O’Connells Galway Release Limited Edition Signature Whiskey
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O’Connells Galway Release Limited Edition Signature Whiskey

The famous Galway pub, O’Connells in Eyre Square, are releasing an exclusive and very limited Powers 12-year-old Single Cask Whiskey this Friday the 28th of January! Find out how to get your hands on one here...

The journey to this point was born out of a natural opportunity, when O’Connells (after many visits to Midleton Distillery in Cork - the home of Irish Whiskey) had access to the best of casks stored in the warehouses. This led to the selection process of finding the O’Connells Cask in which to age the beautiful whiskey.

O'Connells Whiskey

200 years of expertise means the people in Midleton know all there is to know about creating some of the best whiskey Ireland has to offer. With their help and guidance, O’Connells have chosen a wonderful example of Pot Still Irish Whiskey to share with you all.

"We managed to whittle down the final line up to 5 whiskeys from 5 single casks. These casks were all over 12 years ago, some even longer. For our final tasting and selection day, we came back to our bar off Eyre Square, our choice of cask was fairly unanimous!" explained Paul Flanagan of O’Connells.

This cask was originally laid down to mature on the grounds of Midleton in 2007, released and bottled in 2021 and now available in 2022!

O'Connells Whiskey

Tasting Notes on the Whiskey:
The whiskey starts to introduce itself straight out of the glass. Toasted oak, sweetness of toffee and caramel along with the subtleness of fig on the nose. A great intro into what's to come. The first taste has a silky texture with spices coming in gently at first then gradually building up. Touches of dark chocolate, roasted coffee beans and nuttiness hit the taste buds. On the finish the oak notes slowly fade allowing the sweet and nutty tones to linger until the end.

O’Connells Powers 12-year-old Single Cask Release (€295) is available to buy from the bar in Eyre Square from 1pm on Friday 28 January 2022. For more information pop into the bar for a chat and a pint or connect with O’Connells Galway on Instagram.

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