Midleton Very Rare Whiskey 2018
is the latest addition to the Midleton Very Rare collection, this is the 35th installment which was started by Midleton legend Barry Crockett. From 2021, the responsibility of this premium Irish Whiskey series will sit with recently appointed Kevin O’Gorman – having worked at Midleton since 1998 and acting as Master of Maturation since 2007. Midleton Very Rare 2018 is bottled at 40% ABV. An annual selection since 1984 and thus, very collectable, each bottle is individually numbered and bears the signature of the Master Distiller as a final guarantee of outstanding quality.
Midleton Very Rare Whiskey 2018 has a nose with hints of pears, oranges and citrus fruits give way to familiar pot still spice with just a hint of toasted oak. Its’ palate is smooth and creamy upfront with touches of vanilla, dried citrus peel, cinnamon and cloves.