O’Danaghers American Hibernian Whiskey
Dry Fly Distilling
Peggy Noe Stevens – 8.3
Nose: Gentle nose of caramel and honey. Black currants and light coffee. Orange and crouton toasts. Pleasant nose of pipe tobacco.
Palate: Milk chocolate and toffee that flirts with raisin and fig. Touch of wood and char rests on the tongue. Distinct clove accents that merry with the sweetness.
Finish: Unobtrusive with the spices of clove and cinnamon. Subtle.
Comment: Approachable with a crisp texture that an ice cube would certainly enjoy melting.
Susan Reigler – 8.0
Nose: Roasted corn, vanilla wafers, and some pecans or walnuts emerge first. After a few minutes, there is some green apple and baking spice, followed by a sprinkling of pepper.
Palate: Multigrain bread dough with baking spice, some light mint, and more nuts. Oak and pepper.
Finish: Dries very quickly to light oak. No trace of bitterness.
Comment: The different components all exhibit themselves with a light touch. Would get lost in a cocktail.