Green Spot 10 Year Old 1970's

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Description

One of the Brilliant Original Green Spot 10-Year-old releases from Mitchell & Son, 21 Kildare Street, Dublin

The bottle has a low fill level due to evaporation and Loss in Transit.

The Front Label is in Excellent condition with only some small marks due to the liquid loss.

262/3 Fl Ozs 70 Proof

LOT No. IWA : 189233
Guide Price : €350-€500

Spot Whiskeys

Spot whiskeys is the range of Irish Pot Still whiskeys that are sold by Mitchell and Son wine merchants. In 1887, the entrepreneurial Mitchell family expanded into the whiskey bonding business, whereby they sent empty wine, sherry and port casks via horse and cart to the local Jameson Distillery up on Bow Street. These were then filled and returned to the Mitchell’s cellar warehouse underneath Fitzwilliam Lane. The Mitchells matured their whiskey in casks under the streets of Dublin in their network of underground cellars. When their fortified wine casks were filled exclusively with Jameson spirit from the old Bow St. Distillery, they were marked with a daub or ‘spot’ of paint which identified how long the barrels would be matured for. Blue for 7 years, Green for 10 years, Yellow for 12 years and Red for 15 years—hence the name Spot Whiskey.