Method and Madness Mezcal Cask / Exclusive to The Whisky Exchange
Product Description

An outstanding addition to the experimental Method and Madness range, this single pot still whiskey from Midleton distillery was finished in casks seasoned with mezcal. The influence of this traditional Mexican spirit shows itself with a light smokiness and a hint of spice that perfectly compliments this fruity Irish whiskey. In the glass it shows notes of blood orange, pineapple and warm earth with a herbal edge and hints of liquorice. This limited-edition release is the first Irish pot still whiskey ever to be finished in mezcal casks. A fascinating dram for adventurous whiskey fans.

Method and Madness Mezcal Cask Exclusive to The Whisky Exchange

  • Single Pot Still Irish Whisky

70cl / 60%

In stock online


Web Exclusive Price

£83.29 ex VAT

(£142.79 per litre)

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Tasting Notes

Tasting Notes

  • From the producer

    • Nose

      Blood orange, sweet malt, earthy.

    • Palate

      Tangy pineapple, cayenne pepper spice, smoked agave.

    • Finish

      Peppermint, liquorice, toasted oak.

Method and Madness

Midleton may be one of the oldest names in whiskey, but the team at this venerable distillery prove that tradition doesn’t need to hinder innovation. The Method and Madness range launched in 2017 to showcase new and experimental whiskies produced in collaboration with the distillery’s apprentices. These have included expressions matured in unconventional casks made from maple wood, hickory and rare Japanese mizunara oak. The Method and Madness Mezcal cask is another release that reminds us at even after centuries of the development, Irish whiskey continues to evolve.

What is Mezcal?

The story of this one-of-a-kind Irish whiskey begins in Mexico, with six casks of mezcal. This traditional spirit is made from the fermented, distilled heart of the agave plant. Many producers will roast their agaves in pits or stone ovens, imparting a rich and smoky character to their spirit. That distinctive smokiness remained in the those six casks as they made the long journey to County Cork to be filled with Midleton’s fruity, spicy pot still whiskey.

Focus on Irish Whiskey

The Irish whiskey industry is in the midst of a renaissance, with a greater diversity of styles and expressions available than ever before. Explore the newest and most interesting bottlings, including more limited-editions exclusive to The Whisky Exchange, at our Focus on Irish Whiskey page.

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