Speaking of springtime, the calendar has officially hit March which means we’re closing in on that one day every year where we get to celebrate our Irish heritage (even if we aren’t actually Irish). What better way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day than with one of Ireland’s oldest whiskeys!
Kinahan’s L.L. Small Batch Irish Whiskey
Kinahan’s whiskey was founded by Daniel Kinahan in 1779. Generations of the Kinahan family ensured it became renowned for its unique taste and character. In 1807, Charles Lennox, the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, was so impressed with this whiskey that he ordered all barrels at the Kinahan family cellars be kept exclusively for his private use, marking each cask with “L.L. Today, they are kind enough to share it with everyone and we sure are glad they do!
On the nose it is sweet and light with notes of caramel and sweet cream butter. On the palate subtle orchard fruit develops along with a touch of cigar box. It finishes with hints of white pepper, honey and is remarkably smooth for its 46% abv.