Powerscourt Distillery not too long ago debuted its newest launch, Fercullen Falls, which is a mix of malt and grain Irish whiskeys.
The Irish distillery mentioned of this launch that the malt portion has matured in first-fill ex-bourbon barrels, and the grain is in a mix of ex-bourbon and new heavy char oak casks, making it a wonderful 50/50 mix.
“With this launch,” mentioned Head of Whiskey for the Distillery, John Cashman, in a ready assertion, “The Powerscourt Distillery is heralding the beginning of a brand new period for the Distillery with the inclusion of malt whiskey distilled proper right here in Powerscourt. As a proud Wicklow man, it’s great to be a part of the primary (authorized!) whiskey distilled in Wicklow in over 100 years.
“The workforce has labored very exhausting to develop and ship Fercullen Falls Blended Irish Whiskey and we’re very happy with the outcomes.”
“The 50 % Malt content material within the mix provides to the complexity and depth of flavour,” added Powerscourt Distillery’s Paul Corbett, Head Distiller and Blender, “which may be very totally different to what different blended Irish whiskeys are providing.”
The whiskey is bottled at 43% ABV and out there in Eire for €38.
As for the title of the whiskey, it’s mentioned by the model that “drawing from its distinctive location, the title refers back to the Powerscourt waterfall, Eire’s highest waterfall at 121 metres. Its modern design evokes ideas of whiskey falling right into a glass and shared amongst mates.”