Greenore 8 Year Old

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Greenore 8 Year Old
70cl / 40%
Irish Single Grain Whiskey
A gold medal-winner at the International Wine & Spirits Competition, this unique concoction is a 100% Single Grain Irish whiskey, from the multi-award-winning Cooley distillery in Dundalk.
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CountryIrelandAge8 Year Old
Tasting Notes:
Tasting Notes by Simon Difford for Class Magazine

Clear, pale golden.

Honey, golden syrup and corn oil with French baguette, green apple skin, and aoverripe tropical fruit/white peach. Pinch of cinnamon spice.

Sweet vanilla and caramel with buttery oak, white fruit and a pinch of spice - nutmeg and cinnamon.

Honeyed sweet corn oil with cinnamon, nutmeg and a hint of ginger and black pepper. Sweet and easy - the training bra of whiskies.

Diffordsguide rating - 4.5/5

Tasting Notes by Dr Whisky

Sweet, appetising and organic nose. Sweet with vanilla, dried banana chips, and coconut oil. Bourbon-y sweetness that gets the mouth wet in anticipation. Organic like fresh corn, green tomatoes, chlorophyll.

Mmm, buttery and fruity. Toasty. Caramel. Almonds with a twist of watery lemonade. Honeyed finish with a tinge of those organic notes found on the nose.


Superficial stuff first, I like the bottle design (like the Arran Anniversary shape) and the cork is fat and tight giving a nice loud sssquuueeepft when you open it. This is a light, fresh, and invigorating whisky that is perfect for a summer day. Very bourbon-y without any of the harder tannins but might be a bit sweet and cloying for some people or even for some moods. Could do well in a cocktail in place of bourbon, or even rum. Yet more evidence that great things can come from the world of grain whisk(e)y.

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Customer Reviews:(9 reviews)
Just had the 8 year old greenore.Best irish whiskey I ever had.
- Johnny A, 6th May
A wonderfully smooth Irish whiskey that really does melt in the mouth as one other reviewer put it very well. A smoothness that by far surpasses any other whiskey or malt, somthing to saviour.
- Tom, 31st Dec '12
Love it! very smooth with some body.
- Tam, 30th Apr '11
Bought a bottle in Ontario. Amazingly smooth, highly recommended. A great sip.
- C Ross, 9th Mar '11
Grain whiskey is still something of an unknown but makes a lovely and smooth alternative.Nose: shy, damp hay, pear blossom, lightly-stewed apples, honey, vegetal.Palate: Initially smoky, slight woodiness and then smooths off at the end
- Pat , 17th Feb '11
This whiskey is just so smooth tasting just wonderful.
- anonymous, 21st Jul '10
Soft and smooth, this is my kinda dram (however, I do prefer the 15-year old). Ideal as an aperitif, believe me. Well worth every penny.
-, 8th Dec '09
Lovely, clean, bourbon-y, zingy stuff. Unusual and worth a try.
- Nick, 7th Nov '09
This is by far the nicest I have tried, silky melt in your mouth stuff, have just ordered the 15yr variety... can't wait!
- Leo, 22nd Oct '09
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