Ballykeefe Distillery in County Kilkenny promote themselves as a grain to glass operation.
The barley for this poitín – same as their out-of-my-reach whiskey – is grown on the farm.
They’re into ‘traditionality, environmentalism’ & ‘family values’.
Quite how that translates into flavour will have to wait for my first sip!
The nose is quite soft & new makey. Nothing unusual for a barley based poitín.
Very smooth on the palate. No harshness here!
On the finish I’m embraced by a warming hug of heat!
Delightfully engaging & a very friendly introduction to the poitín category.
Picked this one up at a local SuperValu in the metropolis of Moate.
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