Powers John Lane 12 Year Old Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey - Spirits Worth Raising

Powers John Lane 12 Year Old Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey

In 1791, John Powers founded the Johns Lane Distillery, which at the time was located on the outskirts of a growing Dublin City. The distillery used for its motive-power the first steam engine erected in Ireland the engine was constructed for the sole purpose of producing pot still whiskey. John Power and Son was the first Irish distiller to bottle its own whiskey, adopting a gold label exclusively for Powers bottled at Johns Lane. The gold label guaranteed the higher quality and distinguished it from the white label Powers which was bottled by independent whiskey bonders. Hence it became customary when in a public house, to call for a "gold label."Powers unique distillation process uses only the heart of the distillate, delivering a richly complex, and layered flavor profile that has been a standard of Irish Whiskey since 1791. Crafted at the Midleton Distillery, Powers Irish Whiskey 12 Year Johns Lane Release is named after the original Powers Distillery, which was situated on Johns Lane in Dublin. The whiskey is made exclusively from malted and unmalted barley, which is triple distilled through pot-stills in traditional Irish fashion. Following distillation, a portion of the whiskey is matured in 2nd and 3rd fill American oak casks, while the remainder is aged in casks that were previously used to mature Oloroso sherry. After a minimum of twelve-year beautyrest, the whiskey is bottled 92 proof.Powers Irish Whiskey 12 Year Johns Lane Release has an earthy aroma that gives way to notes of leather, charred wood, dark chocolate and dried apricots, vanilla and honey on the palate. The finish is sweet and bold, with touches of honey and toasted oak. The whiskey was named the Irish Whiskey of the Year in 2012 by Jim Murrays Whisky Bible.Pick up a bottle today!
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