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Proximos The Sexton Single Malt Irish Whiskey

Proximo's The Sexton Single Malt Irish Whiskey

Casa Cuervo's The Sexton Single Malt Irish Whiskey 

Category - Irish whiskey, single malt, 40% abv

Available - From this month

Location - US

Price - US$27.99 per bottle

Casa Cuervo's Proximo unit has launched a single malt Irish whiskey brand exclusive to the US market. 

The Sexton is aged for four years in ex-Oloroso sherry butts. The casks were chosen by The Sexton master blender Alex Thomas. A spokesperson for the brand confirmed to just-drinks that the product is made at Cuervo's Bushmills distillery in County Antrim. 

The term 'sexton' is derived from the Latin sacristanus – meaning custodian of sacred objects, the company said. 

The whiskey is packaged in a hexagonal black bottle.

 "It's exciting to bring The Sexton Single Malt Irish Whiskey to the United States during a time when the Irish whiskey category is experiencing record-breaking growth," said Thomas. "After years of experimenting with different cask profiles and laying the liquid to rest for just the right amount of time, I'm pleased to share [an]... Irish single malt, perfect for every day and every man."

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