Midleton 26 Year old Limited Edition Port Pipe Finish

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Description

One of the rarer Vintage Bottles from the Old Midleton Distillery

A Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey distilled in the old  Midleton distillery in 1973.

The whiskey is made up of malted and unmalted (green) barley, matured for 26 years in ex-bourbon and ex-Oloroso butts, it has then been finished for a few months in specially chosen port pipes.

It was released as a limited edition to commemorate the 175th anniversary of the Midleton Distillery, 1825-2000.

In perfect condition in its Wooden presentation box complete with paperwork and 2 keys

Bottle No. 508 of 1000  Port Pipe No. 39810

LOT No. IWA : 1810456
Guide Price : €1700-€1800

Midleton

The New Midleton distillery has been described as “the engine that drove the growth of Irish whiskey” and it is easy to understand why that statement describes the huge complex that is based in Midleton, Co. Cork. Many brands that are known worldwide for the smooth subtle Pot Still Taste that is uniquely Irish are sourced from the new Midleton Distillery. Brands such as Redbreast, Green spot, Yellow spot, Powers, Paddy and the now ubiquitous Midleton Very Rare are all produced by one of the most modern distilleries in the world and their growth is only possible by the scale at which the new Midleton distillery produces various styles of Whiskey. The older expressions of whiskey from the midleton distillery are some of the most sought after and you would be lucky to find a comparable product elsewhere.