MIDLETON Midleton Very Rare Dair Ghaelach Kilranelagh Wood Tree No.6 70Cl 56.8%


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Discover the exclusive Midleton Very Rare Dair Ghaelach Kilranealgh Wood Tree No.6, a stellar example of Single Pot Still Irish whiskey. Distilled at the renowned Midleton Distillery in County Cork, this exquisite whiskey highlights the traditional craftsmanship of one of Ireland's most esteemed distilleries. With a robust ABV of 56.8%, this whiskey offers a complex and rewarding tasting experience.

The whiskey's visual appeal is immediately noticeable, presenting a deep, rich amber hue that suggests a wealth of flavour. On the nose, it reveals a sophisticated blend of vanilla and toasted oak, underpinned by subtle hints of spice. The palate is equally impressive, featuring a harmony of caramel, chocolate, and dried fruits, leading to a long and satisfying finish that echoes with spicy undertones.

Order your whiskey online for delivery or for collection in our Dublin whiskey shop, Carry Out Tyrrelstown in Dublin 15.

Whiskey Specifications:

  • Whiskey Type: Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey
  • Whiskey Age: Not specified
  • Cask Finish: Irish Oak from Kilranealgh Wood
  • ABV: 56.8%
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The Midleton Very Rare Dair Ghaelach Kilranealgh Wood Tree No.6 epitomises the dedication to quality and heritage that the Midleton Distillery is celebrated for. Founded in the early 17th century, the distillery has become synonymous with some of the finest Irish whiskey brands. This limited edition release is particularly notable for its use of native Irish oak from Kilranealgh Wood, County Wexford, which is carefully selected and felled under sustainable practices. This meticulous wood choice enhances the whiskey with unique flavours and a distinct character that can only be attributed to the terroir of the Irish woodlands.

The Midleton Very Rare Dair Ghaelach Kilranelagh Wood series represents a sublime fusion of traditional Irish whiskey craftsmanship with the unique character of Irish oak. This series, a proud part of the esteemed Midleton Very Rare collection, highlights Midleton’s commitment to innovation and sustainability. Sourced from the ancient Kilranelagh Estate in County Wicklow, the oak used for the whiskey casks is carefully selected by Midleton’s Master Distiller, Kevin O’Gorman, along with their forestry specialist, ensuring each tree is sustainably felled to encourage new growth. This meticulous wood selection process not only honours the lifecycle of the oak but enhances the whiskey with distinct flavours, imbuing it with notes of local flora and a rich tapestry of spices that are inherently Irish. Each release from the Dair Ghaelach Kilranelagh Wood series invites connoisseurs to experience a taste of Irish heritage, refined by modern distilling mastery and rooted in environmental stewardship.

Located in the heart of County Cork, the Midleton Distillery stands as a towering figure in the world of Irish whiskey. Founded in 1825, this historic distillery is the powerhouse behind some of the most iconic Irish whiskey brands, combining centuries-old traditions with innovative distilling techniques. Midleton Cork Ireland is not just a location; it’s a symbol of Irish heritage and quality, resonating with whiskey lovers around the globe.

The Midleton Distillery is renowned for its large scale of operation and state-of-the-art facilities, which play a crucial role in its ability to produce a wide range of expressions. The distillery uses a combination of old copper pot stills and modern distillation techniques, which allows it to craft diverse and complex whiskeys. This versatility is evident in the Midleton Very Rare series, where each annual release captures a unique snapshot of the distillery's extensive capabilities.

Over the years, the distillery has preserved the traditional methods of whiskey production while embracing new technologies. This blend of old and new is pivotal in maintaining the high standards set for Irish whiskeys. As one of the top Irish whiskey brands, Midleton’s offerings are a testament to the dedication and expertise of its distillers.

Visitors to Midleton Cork Ireland can explore the rich history of the distillery through guided tours that offer insights into the meticulous process of whiskey making. From seeing the giant pot stills to tasting mature whiskey straight from the cask, the experience at Midleton is both educational and memorable. The distillery serves as a pilgrimage site for whiskey enthusiasts, drawing visitors from across Whiskey Ireland and beyond who come to discover the secrets behind some of the world's finest spirits.

The Midleton Distillery also plays a pivotal role in sustaining the local economy and preserving the cultural heritage of Midleton Cork Ireland. It’s an integral part of the community, providing employment and supporting local businesses.

For those unable to visit, the option to Order your whiskey online for delivery or for collection in our Dublin whiskey shop, Carry Out Tyrrelstown in Dublin 15 makes exploring Midleton’s creations accessible. Each bottle from Midleton carries the essence of Midleton Cork Ireland, offering a taste of its rich landscapes and artisanal excellence.

Tasting Notes:

  • Appearance: Radiant amber with a golden glow, signalling its rich depth.
  • Aroma: Enticing aromas of vanilla and toasted wood mingle with clove and hints of green apple.
  • Flavour: A rich tapestry of caramel sweetness, dark chocolate, and stewed fruits, beautifully intertwined with a spicy oak influence.
  • Mouthfeel: Full-bodied and velvety, leaving a lasting impression with a warm, spicy finish.

Food Pairings

Midleton Very Rare Dair Ghaelach is best enjoyed alongside robust and richly flavoured dishes. The whiskey's intense flavours pair exceptionally well with aged cheeses such as a sharp cheddar or a creamy blue cheese. For a main course, consider hearty meat dishes like roast lamb or grilled steak, which complement the whiskey's woody and spicy notes. For dessert, a dark chocolate tart or a caramel apple crumble would provide a delightful contrast to the whiskey's depth, enhancing both the meal and the spirit.

Serving and Cocktail Suggestions :

Serve this exquisite whiskey neat or with just a splash of water to release its complex flavours. For a cocktail, the Irish Manhattan showcases its versatility: mix 2 parts Dair Ghaelach with 1 part sweet vermouth, a dash of bitters, and a cherry for garnish. Alternatively, a simple whiskey sour made with freshly squeezed lemon juice, a teaspoon of sugar, and an egg white can highlight the whiskey's smooth texture and rich flavours.

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