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Jameson Black Barrel

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  • Distiller:

    Midleton

  • Bottler:

    Midleton

  • ABV:

    40%

  • Age:

    NAS

  • Price:
    $$$$$
  • Raided Score: 91
  • Publication: Whisky Advocate
  • Excerpt: Memorable for its long, satisfying, toasted aftertaste, heavy on the vanilla and raisins.
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  • Raided Score: 84
  • Publication: Distiller
  • Excerpt: With a name like "Black Barrel", one might make the assumption of an over smoked, bitter whiskey. Jameson has balanced the smoke and fruit aspect quite nicely.
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  • Raided Score: 86
  • Publication: The Whiskey Jug
  • Excerpt: Wow I love this stuff, but then I’m a big Irish whiskey fan and anytime I get a good strong dose of that wonderful single pot still character it puts a big ole’ grin on my face. I can honestly say that I have finally found MY Jameson.
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  • Raided Score: 91
  • Publication: Drinkhacker
  • Excerpt: It’s night and day with regular Jameson, which is all fresh fruit and grass, with a menthol character to it. Black Barrel, side by side, very quickly overwhelms the regular bottling. As Irish whiskey goes, it’s almost decadent.
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  • Raided Score: 92
  • Publication: Wine Enthusiast
  • Excerpt: Look for an almost piña colada-like effect: coconut and tropical fruit aromas, and a rich, honey-soaked palate that shows caramelized pineapple and dried apricot.
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