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Ballyhoo Irish Whiskey

$23.99

Size
750ml, bottle

Ballyhoo Irish Whiskey embodies the spirit of its name – a celebratory dram perfect for toasts and shared moments. This single grain Irish whiskey uses a unique mash bill with a high corn content and finishes in ex-port casks for a smooth and flavorful expression.

Description

Aroma

The initial nose of Ballyhoo Irish Whiskey is light and inviting, perfect for those who prefer a more approachable dram. Gentle waves of vanilla greet you first, like the comforting aroma of freshly baked vanilla cookies. This sweetness is quickly joined by a hint of almonds, adding a touch of nuttiness and complexity. As you delve deeper, a whisper of baking spice might emerge, like a hint of cinnamon or nutmeg. This adds a touch of warmth to the overall aroma. Finally, a surprising note of green apple peeks through, offering a refreshing counterpoint to the sweetness and spice.

Palate

The first sip of Ballyhoo lives up to its reputation – smooth and creamy. The texture is delightful, coating your tongue with a luxurious feel. The vanilla flavor from the nose translates beautifully onto the palate, taking center stage. Imagine sipping warm vanilla bean soup – that’s the kind of sweetness and richness you can expect. However, Ballyhoo doesn’t stop there. Hints of spice emerge, like a whisper of black pepper or clove. These spices add a touch of complexity and prevent the sweetness from becoming cloying.  Don’t miss the subtle notes of wood in the background. These woody notes, likely imparted by the finishing in ex-port casks, add a touch of dryness and hint at the whiskey’s age.

Finish

The finish of Ballyhoo Irish Whiskey is long and warming, leaving you wanting more. The sweetness from the vanilla fades slowly, but lingers pleasantly on the tongue. The touch of spice from the palate might linger as well, creating a gentle tingle. The subtle wood notes from the port casks become more noticeable in the finish, adding a touch of dryness and complexity that ensures the finish isn’t overly sweet.

Additional information

Product Type

Whiskey

abv

43%

Country

Ireland

Brand

Ballyhoo

Size

750ml, bottle

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