Glendalough Distillery has announced a Double Gold award win at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition for its seven year old Irish single malt aged in Japanese Mizunara casks sourced from the island of Hokkaido, Japan.
The judging panel of the San Francisco World Spirits Competition remarked on the aromatics and the tasting notes of straw, fruit, honey and vanilla on the palate.
The Double Gold is only awarded to entries that receive a gold medal rating by all members of the judging panel.
Statement By VP, Spirits Mark Anthony Brands International
Enda O'Sullivan, VP, Spirits, Mark Anthony Brands International, stated, "This award is testimony to the drive and ambition of the Glendalough team who strive for the very best in all they do. Sourcing the best oak on earth in no mean feat but while the journey was arduous, we knew that the final destination would be glorious. This triple distilled, double gold-winning, single malt is a triumph for Irish whiskey and we look forward to extending the range in the years to come. They say what's rare is beautiful. Mizunara aged single malt is both."
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