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Redbreast 12 Year Old Edward Dillon and Co

Lot: 222058

Redbreast 12 Year Old Edward Dillon and Co

Winning Bid: £120

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Lot:
Distillery: 
New Midleton
Age: 
12 Year Old
Vintage: 
N/A
Region: 
Ireland
Bottler: 
Official
Cask Type: 
N/A
Bottled Strength: 
40%
Bottle Size: 
70cl
Distillery Status: 
Operational
product Details

Redbreast 12 Year Old Edward Dillon and Co

Redbreast is a single pot still whiskey, for which a combination of malted and un-malted barley are triple distilled in copper pot stills. The brand was created by W.A. Gilbey & Co, and bottled using whiskey sourced from Jameson's Bow Street distillery in Dublin. When Jameson amalgamated with Powers and Cork Distillers to form the Irish Distillers group, the Dublin distilleries were closed down, with all production moved to New Midleton distillery in Cork in 1975. Gilbey's discontinued the brand ten years later, but agreed to sell it to Irish Distillers who relaunched it in 1991.

This is a 1990s example of the Irish Distillers revival of the brand, bottled for Edward Dillon & Co.

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