Writers’ Tears launch 2021 Cask Strength Whiskey

The 2021 vintage of Writers’ Tears Cask Strength whiskey, the 11th edition of the super-premium expression from Walsh Whiskey, has been released. It is a unique cask strength whiskey crafted through a rare vatting of aged Single Pot Still and Single Malt Whiskey. Both whiskeys are triple distilled, natural non-chill filtered and aged in Bourbon barrels. This year’s vintage is bottled at 54.2% ABV. Each label carries the signature of Writers’ Tears creator and Walsh Whiskey Co-founder - Bernard Walsh.

The 2021 release is limited to 6,000 individually numbered bottles. The super-premium whiskey is for sale across selected markets worldwide, with 1,500 bottles destined for the USA and 4,500 distributed across the rest of the world including key markets; Ireland, Canada, Austria, France, Germany, Holland, Russia (Alberta & British Columbia), the UK and Travel Retail.


Stockists and distributors of Writers’ Tears internationally can be identified through the search function on the Walsh Whiskey web-site - Buy | Writers' Tears | The Irishman Premium Irish Whiskeys (walshwhiskey.com) .

RRP is USD$150/ €140.


Announcing this year’s cask strength release, Writers’ Tears creator and Co-founder of Walsh Whiskey, Bernard Walsh, said: “Cask strength Irish whiskey is still quite rare, but our vatting combining both Pot Still and Single Malt is truly unique. While still a very limited number, we are pleased to be able to offer some 6,000 bottles this year to our growing worldwide community.”

Tasting Notes:

Nose: Aromas of wild berries with decadent notes of orchard fruits. Taste: Delicate splashes of spiced ginger, alongside creamy pot still, bring to life a subtle sophistication. Finish: Deep and long-lasting, full of personality.


Grab one while you can!


Slán go fóill,

Danny