Writerṣ Tears Cask Strength is at 53% this year and is Ireland’s most exclusive Whiskey. A vatting of Single Pot Still and Single Malt, this is distilled 3 times and carefully aged in American Oak Casks. Each year Bernard Walsh selects a handful of exceptional casks to make this the benchmark for Super Premium Cask Strength Irish Whiskey. It is available in strictly limited quantities with only 2500 bottles produced in 2013.
Bernard Walsh, founder of Writerṣ Tears, said “We are delighted once again to be able to offer such an amazing whiskey. The combination of Single Pot Still and Single Malt at Cask Strength, give this treasure an excellent flavour.”
Put plainly, ‘Cask Strength’ means that the whiskey is bottled at the natural strength, straight out of the barrel and Writerṣ Tears choose only the finest American Oak Bourbon Casks to put its much loved triple distilled whiskey into. This years Cask Strength has come in at 53%, and has come out with a wonderful combination of soft bourbon notes with a light malty subplot. Following through with a creamy oak and spice that gives it magnificent superb complexity which balances its expressive strength.
There are only 2500 bottles available worldwide in this limited edition and each bottle comes individually numbered as a mark of high quality and is non-chill filtered.