This is a blended Irish whiskey that contains 18 year old single malt and 8 year old single grain whiskey that has been finished in a sherry cask. The 1938 is important, as it signifies the year that Hyde became President in Ireland.
Ethanol, vanilla cream, soft buttered rolls. Lots of caramel, toffee and sweet icing. Overall, it can be summed up as ethanol and every sweet dessert under the sun.
Thin to medium mouth feel. Some mild heat. Lots of honey, caramel, sweet cream. Mild pepper, faint orange peel. Very sweet and vanilla bean forward. Not super complex, but enjoyable.
Short to medium in length. No heat. Lots of vanilla cream, honey, caramel candies and a sweet, bread-y note.
Overall, this isn't super complex but its enjoyable. Thin, but packed with lots of bread-y, vanilla forward sweetness.