Knappogue Castle 17 Irish Whiskey 012Limited edition single malt Irish Whiskey. The second offering of Twin Wood; whiskey aged in two types of wood. Bottle 1265 of 4500. Sherry Finish. Pure Irish spring water and malted barley.

Knappogue Castle 17 Irish Whiskey 01080 Proof / 40% alcohol

Suggested Retail Price: $100

Availability: Limited quantity, available nationwide in February 2012

Knappogue Castle Twin Wood 17 Yr Single Malt Irish Whiskey Tasting Notes

Color: Dark auburn with gold highlights

Aroma: Light. Faint sweetness. Barely there green apple, maybe pecan with dry walnut skin. Roundness depicting a lush fruit.

Tasted Neat: Nut skin dryness. Too thin to be “chewy” but has light notes of Knappogue Castle 17 Irish Whiskey 021wonderful dark, rich fruitcake. Bit of peach pit. Very little burn.

Mouth Feel: Light. Upper end of thin.

Possible Uses, Pairings and / or Cocktails:

I am particularly fond of cooking with whiskey. This one is no different. I think it would be fabulous as a marinade base for pork loin. This would also be especially enjoyable to sip while relaxing fireside.

Knappogue is pronounced nah-POGUE’ (like brogue)

Review sample courtesy representatives of Castle Brands

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Review: Knappogue Castle Twin Wood 17 Single Malt Irish Whiskey