Potstilled’s Ultimate Redbreast Irish Whiskey Quiz

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Redbreast is synonymous with the influence of Oloroso Sherry seasoned Spanish Oak. Where in Spain does the Spanish Oak originate?

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Where in Spain does the Spanish Oak originate? The forests of Galicia in the north west of Spain.

How Many Litres Does a Redbreast Sherry Butt Hold?

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A sherry butt holds 500 litres in volume.

In What Year was Redbreast 15 First Released?

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Redbreast 15 was first released in 2005 as an exclusive for a whiskey retailer.

Redbreast 15 was an Exclusive Bottling, When it was First Released, for Which Whiskey Retailer?

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Redbreast 15 year old was first produced in 2005 as an exclusive release for La Maison du Whisky.

How long are the Spanish Oak Barrels seasoned with Oloroso Sherry?

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The Spanish Sherry barrels are seasoned with Oloroso sherry for 2-3 years before they are shipped to Midleton distillery.

What Cooperage Makes the 500 Litre Sherry Butts for Redbreast?

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The third generation Cooperage, A.Páez Lobato, in Jerez are the only cooperage Redbreast sources their Spanish Oak Barrels.

In What Months are the Sherry Butts Shipped to Ireland?

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The Sherry Butts only leave Spain between October and February very soon after emptying the Olorosso Sherry in order to minimise microbial activity and avoid off smells.

In What Year was Redbreast Mano a Lamh Released?

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Mano a Lamh, meaning hand in hand in both Irish and Spanish, was a Birdhouse only release in 2015.

In What Year was Redbreast 21 Released?

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Redbreast 21 was added to the Redbreast family range in 2013.

How Many Styles of Single Pot Still Whiskey are in Redbreast 12?

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Redbreast 12 contains two of three single pot still styles produced in Midleton Distillery

In What Year did the name 'Redbreast' First Appear on the Label?

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The word 'Redbreast' first appeared on the label in August of 1912.

What was the Name of Rebreast Whiskey prior to 1912?

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Prior to 1912. Redbreast was known as "Castle JJ&S Liqueur Whiskey from W & A Gilbey". Redbreast is a better brand in my opinion.

Is Redbreast a Sherry Finished Whiskey?

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No the whiskey aged in Sherry Butts in the case of Redbreast 12 year old has spent its entire maturation in those Spanish oak barrels.

Which Redbreast Whiskey has Won More Awards?

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Redbreast 12 has won more awards than any other Irish whiskey.

Who Founded the Redbreast Irish Whiskey?

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The brand was founded by W&A Gilbey's wine merchants under their in-house 'Castle' brand that also had ranges of wines, spirits and champagnes under the same brand.

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  1. I have asked around and surprisingly no definitive answer. Likely in Ireland with some outlier somewhere in the world. Redbreast is too good for someone not to have accomplished the full collection. Have you heard of any possibilities?

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