Redbreast 1999 Sherry Single Cask #30087

Redbreast 1999 Sherry Single Cask #30087
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Redbreast 1999 Sherry Single Cask #30087Redbreast 1999 Sherry Single Cask #30087Redbreast 1999 Sherry Single Cask #30087
Winning bid: £200.00
Lot number: 081-3090

Redbreast is an Irish single pot still whiskey, which started out in the early 1900's. Produced in Dublin by W & A Gilbey; a wine merchant and bonder who received their spirit from the famous Bow Street Distillery (home of Jameson's whiskey). The whiskey takes its name from one of Gilbey's chairmen, nicknamed "Redbreast" due to his penchant for bird watching.

Production moved from Dublin to Cork when the Bow Street distillery closed its doors in 1971, but was halted in 1985, and a year later the brand was sold to Irish Distillers. Under their ownership Redbreast made a triumphant return to the market in 1991, and has gone onto win several awards.

This cask strength beauty was hand selected for the London Whisky Exchange.

Distilled: 02.04.1999

Cask Type: Oloroso Sherry Butt

Cask Number: 30087

59.9% ABV / 70cl

Bottle Number: 305 / 576

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Featured in: The 81st Auction (December 29, 2017 – January 7, 2018)
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