Fercullen Amarone Cask Finish, Single Grain, 46%

I can’t help feeling single grain whiskey is still trying to escape the slur Messers Jameson x2, Roe & Power attached to it back in 1879 labelling the category as ‘Silent Whisky’ in their anti-Coffey-Still publication ‘Truths About Whisky’.

Truths About Whiskey 1879 c/othewhiskeynut

Powerscourt Distillery’s latest Fercullen Amarone Cask Finish Single Grain is anything but silent.

Fercullen Amarone c/oCelicWhiskeyClub

There’s a bright inviting nose bursting with soft, sweet juiciness.

Very expressive indeed.

Gentle & sweet on the palate.

Grows with intensity exhibiting a warming glow, hints of nuttiness & an engaging tingly finish.

Sample tasting c/othewhiskeynut

Fercullen Amarone expands the horizons of the single grain category.

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This sample was tasted as part of the online Celtic Whiskey Club events calendar.

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