The world of Irish whiskey sees the discharge of two progressive Irish whiskeys in 2024. This week’s New Launch Register features a solera matured Irish single malt whiskey and a single grain Irish whiskey completed in Barbadian rum casks. 

Roe & Co Solera Single Malt Irish Whiskey Version 1 

An image of the Roe & Co. Solera Single Malt Irish Whiskey An image of the Roe & Co. Solera Single Malt Irish Whiskey

Diageo’s Roe & Co Irish Whiskey has introduced the launch of its newest expression – the Roe & Co Solera Single Malt Irish Whiskey. This new addition to the Roe & Co household makes use of the solera technique, a course of that entails fractional ending of whiskey throughout a variety of ages and numerous cask varieties, together with the first-ever casks produced on the Roe & Co Distillery.

The solera course of ensures an ongoing evolution of the flavour profile. The whiskey is completed in a single layer of the solera system earlier than a portion of it’s cascaded by means of to the subsequent layer, every using a distinct cask kind, creating a posh and ever-evolving taste profile over time.

This progressive course of leads to a whiskey packed filled with taste. Notes of sweetness and toffee from the American bourbon barrels, toasted notes from the alligator char, nuttier components from the chestnut casks, and wealthy fruit from the Sherry casks all come collectively on this distinctive whiskey.

The non-chill filtered Roe & Co Solera Single Malt first version was bottled at 46% ABV and will likely be obtainable for €85 from February 2024.

Excessive n’Depraved Foursquare Mark X 2007 End 

An image of the High n'Wicked Single Grain Irish Whiskey An image of the High n'Wicked Single Grain Irish Whiskey

High n’ Wicked has launched a contemporary, restricted launch to its repertoire – the High n’ Wicked Foursquare Mark X 2007 Finish Single Grain Irish Whiskey. This distinctive expression was crafted in partnership with Foursquare Rum Distillery and is a single grain Irish whiskey initially distilled in County Cork, Eire.

The whiskey’s mash invoice consists of 95% French maize (corn) and 5% malted barley. It matures first in ex-bourbon barrels earlier than present process a six-month end in casks beforehand holding Foursquare Distinctive Cask Choice Mark X – 2007 from Foursquare Rum Distillery in Barbados.

This whiskey is bottled at 100 proof (50% ABV) and boasts aromas of “coconut, treacle, lemon peel, almond, nougat, fig, and vanilla”, resulting in “refined tropical notes of clove and cinnamon adopted by wealthy caramel and candied hazelnuts”. The end “lingers gently with a touch of custard”.

Accessible on-line at and in 41 U.S. states together with Washington D.C., the Excessive n’ Depraved Foursquare Mark X 2007 End retails at $79.99 per 750 ml bottle.

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