• Category – Spirits, whiskey, Irish, 54.2% abv
  • Available – From this week
  • Location – The US, Ireland, Canada (Alberta & British Columbia), Austria, France, Germany, Holland, Russia, the UK and Global Travel Retail
  • Price – In the US, SRP of US$150 per bottle

Walsh Whiskey has released the latest in the cask strength series from flagship brand Writers’ Tears.

This year’s version, the 11th from the brand, comprises single pot still and single malt whiskeys that have both been matured for an unspecified period in ex-Bourbon barrels. Limited to 6,000 units and with each bottle individually numbers, 1,500 are destined for the US with the remainder available in “selected” markets.

“Cask strength Irish whiskey is still quite rare, but our vatting combining both Pot Still and Single Malt is truly unique,” said company co-founder Bernard Walsh. “While still a very limited number, we are pleased to be able to offer some 6,000 bottles this year to our growing worldwide community.”

Late last year, the privately-owned distiller, which also owns The Irishman brand, redesigned the packaging for the six-strong Writers’ Tears portfolio and switched the closure from screw cap to cork.

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