Velvet Cap Irish Whiskey

70cl

Velvet Cap Irish whiskey is the latest small batch release by Blackwater Distillery. This whiskey is a  blend of malt and grain sourced from the finest distilleries.This whiskey is aged in a combination of ex bourbon, port and stouted rye casks. The Velvet Cap brand has been revived by Blackwater Distillery in County Waterford. Velvet caps were traditionally worn by jockeys in point-to-point racing, dating from 1752. Riders raced over fence and ditch between two churches - from one steeple to another, hence the term 'steeplechase'.

 

  • €35.00
Velvet Cap Irish Whiskey

Velvet Cap Irish whiskey is the latest small batch release by Blackwater Distillery. This whiskey is a  blend of malt and grain sourced from the finest distilleries.This whiskey is aged in a combination of ex bourbon, port and stouted rye casks. The Velvet Cap brand has been revived by Blackwater Distillery in County Waterford. Velvet caps were traditionally worn by jockeys in point-to-point racing, dating from 1752. Riders raced over fence and ditch between two churches - from one steeple to another, hence the term 'steeplechase'.

 

Tasting Notes from Celtic Whiskey Shop and Wines on the Green
Nose Candied banana, dark stone fruit and a hint of honey. Almond biscuit and cacao notes.
Tasting Notes from the Producer
Flavour Layered but youthful. A firm foundation of malt sets the stage with well-balanced vanilla, plum with caramalised agave playing support.
Fact Sheet
Fluid 70cl
Alcohol % 40%
Country Ireland
Producer Blackwater Distillery

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