Irish Whisky Review: One Spot, Two Spot, Green Spot, Blue Spot

Green Spot Château Léoville Barton

Midleton Green Spot Château Léoville Barton / 46% ABV

Tasted neat

  • Nose: ethanol, raspberry, corn, rose, black pepper, a little fudge, vanilla
  • Taste: full custard, fresh strawberry, whipped cream, fresh bread, and dry spices
  • Finish: medium; slightly acidic, pastry and sparkling mineral water
Midleton Gold Spot 9 Year Old

Midleton Gold Spot 9 Year Old / 51.4% ABV

Tasted neat

  • Nose: forest mulch, apple fritters, shoe-black, leather and oak; fresh berries
  • Taste: wow! extremely fruity, strawberry and crisp pear; almonds, oily patisserie, and oak
  • Finish: medium-bodied with honey, brioche, and ending on beef jerky
Midleton Blue Spot 7 Year Old

Midleton Blue Spot 7 Year Old / 58.9% ABV

Tasted neat

  • Nose: salt spray, blacktop, caramel, roasted pear, honeysuckle, and petrichor
  • Taste: rich sherry, crème brûlée, cedar, baked cheese, some raspberry, and icing sugar
  • Finish: long, a little banana, vanilla ice cream, a hint of smoke, and molasses

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Personal interests in literature, SF, and whisky/whiskey/scotch, Software Engineer by Trade