Tag: whiskeys

Let de Vere’s Irish Pub be your Sacramento Whiskey Bar

If you’re looking for a Sacramento Whiskey Bar, look no further than de Vere’s Irish Pub! Our growing collection of whiskys include many rare and allocated whiskeys that you won’t be able to find anywhere else. Wednesdays are a perfect time to explore our Whiskey Wall. After 7pm each Wednesday ALL of our whiskeys are 50% off! We…

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Michter’s US 1 Bourbon Review

Michter’s US 1 Four Stars/Highly Recommended F. Paul Pacult’s Spirit Journal: “The rich bronze color sparkles under the lamp; perfect purity. The initial whiffs uncover dry notes of stone-milled grist and dried fruit; following the aeration stage, the bouquet offers peppery/spicy scents that accent the dry graininess. The palate entry is surprisingly sweet and corny,…

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Sazerac & old Rip Van Winkle

Rip Van Winkle 13yr Deep tawny copper. Powerful caramel, spice, sweet tobacco, and estery aromas jump from the glass. A smooth, broad entry leads to a medium-to full-bodied palate with sweet toffee, roasted nut, and leather notes. Finishes with a wave of white pepper, spice, and long-lingering dried fruit flavors. A profoundly rich and oaky…

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Booker’s Whiskey Notes

Booker’s “Booker’sBottled By: James B. Beam Distilling Co. Clermont,KY TypeKentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey Alcohol content125.6 Proof Availability US: Available Japan: Available Duty Free: Unknown Europe: Available History: In 1988, Booker Noe introduced his own signature bourbon, Booker’s True Barrel Bourbon. Inspired by a 200-year-old tradition, Booker’s is the only bourbon bottled straight-from-the-barrel, uncut and unfiltered….

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Paddy & Rebreast Irish whiskey

Paddy Nose: Very linseedy, flowery and appetizing. Palate: Smooth, perfumy. Finish: Mustard. Comment: A classic Irish, though less full in flavour than Jameson. Nose: Grainy from the off, but just a little more pot still sturdiness than of yore. A touch fruity but overall quite uninspiring. Palate: Much more toffee-vanilla than in recent years; enormously…

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Connemara A Peated Irish Whiskey

Connemara Nose: Wonderfully peaty and smoky. Palate: Smooth, oily. Sweet, perfumy, smoke. Finish: Smoky. Sweet grass. Comment: The revival of rustic peatiness adds a whole new element to today’s palette of Irish whiskey flavours. Nose: Sweet, clean peat, vanilla and-floral notes. One of the most profound and complex of Irish noses. Palate: Again very sweet,…

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A Review of Bushmills Whiskey’s

Bushmills Rich and concentrated, the first impression is of the sweetness. There are hints of honey, spice and chocolate, so greater complexity is revealed under the initial, very slightly cloying, first layer. It’s more intense than the signature Bushmills but a family resemblance can be clearly detected. Again, the initial impact on the palate is…

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BloomsDay is Here!

Bloomsday performers outside Davy Byrne’s pub A few facts about Bloomsday for anyone who wants to come down to the pub and raise a pint or two! Bloomsday is a commemoration observed annually on June 16th in Dublin and elsewhere to celebrate the life of Irish writer James Joyce and relive the events in his novel Ulysses, all of…

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John Powers Irish whiskey

John Powers Triple distilled and matured in oak casks, Powers Gold Label has a spicy, honeyed, full-bodied flavour. Enjoy it neat, with water or with your favourite mixer. This is one of the most popular whiskey’s in Ireland, drank more than Jamesons. Make note that there is 3 swallows around the neck of the bottle,…

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