DOUBLE WHAMMY FOR THE DUBLIN LIBERTIES AS COPPER ALLEY WINS DOUBLE GOLD
Dublin Liberties Distillery is proud to announce that its Dublin Liberties Copper Alley 10 year old single malt, has won double gold at The International Spirits Challenge (ISC) 2019.
This accolade follows on from many awards, including silver at the (ISC) in 2018 and a gold medal at the Irish Whiskey Masters.
Created by renowned Master Distiller at Dublin Liberties Distillery, Darryl McNally and his team, Copper Alley is a heavenly single malt Irish whiskey, matured for 10 years in bourbon barrels and finished in 30 year old sweet oloroso sherry casks. It is one of a range of 5 luxury whiskeys which make up The Dublin Liberties range.
Commenting on Copper Alley’s double gold win, Cliodhna Barlow, Global Brand Director, Irish Whiskey said; “We are delighted with this prestigious win at the International Spirits Challenge. To be honoured as a double gold winner by industry experts, is a wonderful endorsement of our Liberties range and this award is testament to the creativity, innovation and hard work of our team here at the Dublin Liberties Distillery. ”
Through their evocative names and intricate illustrations, each whiskey in the Dublin Liberties Series tells a legendary story from Dublin’s Liberties very colourful history in the 17th and 18th Century.
Says Master Distiller, Darryl McNally; “Innovation in the super premium plus segment is key to continuing the impressive growth Irish whiskey has witnessed and with The Dublin Liberties range, we’re embracing an experimental approach with unique finishes for our aged malts which are unlike anything else on the market. We’re incredibly proud of this win.”
Copper Alley is a double barreled single malt whiskey, aged for 10 years in bourbon casks and finished in 30 year old Oloroso Sherry Casks. It is part of a limited release of 31 casks of whiskey, it is non-chill filtered and bottled at 46% abv.
Dublin Liberties Copper Alley is available at the Dublin Liberties Distillery, Molloys Liquor Stores, Dunnes and the Celtic Whiskey Shop and is priced at €60. @DublinLibertiesWhiskey
Official Dublin Liberties Distillery Tasting Notes:
Colour: Rich amber
Nose: Distinctive, full bodied aroma with plenty of character, malty, fruity with lovely sweet, sherry flavours throughout.
Palate: Complex, well flavoured, sherry sweet, assertive, with a real melt in the mouth maltiness, with sherry succulence coming through at the end.
Finish: Rich and smooth lingering on the tongue