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Whiskey Write Up | Kirker & Greer Shamrock

Up next for a 'Whiskey Write Up' is relatively new, and until last week it's one I hadn't tried before.. Shamrock, a blended Irish Whiskey from Kirker & Greer

Named in honour of two formidable whiskey producing legends Archibald Kirker & William Greer, every drop of Kirker & Greer Whiskey today celebrates their bold liquid legacy. Meticulously sourced from the very best Irish distilleries, married and blended into unique expressions of Irish liquid gold.⠀

This is a smashing little dram, a triple distilled blend of malt & grain, matured in first fill ex-bourbon casks. Making way for a lovely mellow whiskey, apparent grain on the nose with a buttery, toffee apple sweet aroma. Creamy, caramel, stewed apple sweetness with a subtle short spiciness, followed by a soft and mellow vanilla finish. This one is very easy to drink, too easy perhaps!⠀

Works very well in a whiskey sour or served with ginger ale and a wedge of lime.⠀

Decent price point of around €50 a bottle. Definitely worth picking up to try.

Tasting Notes:

Nose: Toffee apples, buttery croissants, brown sugar, marmalade and white flowers

Palate: Caramel, milk chocolate, stewed apples, white peppers and creamy vanilla.

Finish: Soft short-medium, vanilla.

ABV 43% | 70cl ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

You can find this whiskey, and all your whiskey needs, at our good friends James J Foxes via


For more information on Kirker & Greer, visit

Slán go fóill,



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