A Pot Still Redbreast 12-Year-Old for St. Patrick’s Day

March 1, 2024

March is upon us, and what better way to usher in St. Patrick’s Day than with a sip of Irish elegance? Enter Redbreast 12-Year-Old, a single-pot still Irish whiskey that weaves a rich tapestry of tradition and flavor.

The Heritage of RedBreast

Built on a foundation of pride and tradition, Redbreast stands as the largest-selling Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey globally, proudly embracing its old-fashioned roots. With a loyal following of those “in the know,” the Redbreast story is a testament to the timeless allure of this revered spirit. Read more here. 

Nose, Taste, and Finish

Crafted from a mash of malted and unmalted barley, triple distilled in copper pot stills, and aged for 12 years in a combination of Bourbon seasoned American Oak barrels and Oloroso Sherry seasoned Spanish oak butts – Redbreast 12 is a blend of complexity and distinctiveness.

The nose has a complex spicy and fruity aroma, intertwined with toasted wood notes. As you savor it neat, the taste reveals a full-bodied and complex profile, silky smooth on the palate. The finish? Satisfyingly long, allowing the complex flavors to linger on the palate like a fond memory.

To Neat, On the Rocks, or In a Cocktail?


Now, the question arises – how do you prefer your Redbreast 12-Year-Old? Neat, on the rocks, or perhaps in a captivating cocktail?

For those who love the pure essence of this exceptional whiskey, sipping it neat allows every nuanced note to shine. On the rocks? A tempting option, as the chill enhances the whiskey’s depth without compromising its character.

Feeling a bit adventurous? Try the “Orange Symphony” cocktail:

2 oz Redbreast 12-Year-Old

1 oz sweet vermouth

2 dashes of orange bitters

Garnish with a twist of orange peel

Mix the ingredients, strain into a glass over ice, and garnish with an orange peel twist for a St. Patrick’s Day treat that harmonizes the richness of Redbreast with a citrusy kick.

So, whether you’re a purist or prefer a playful twist, Redbreast 12-Year-Old invites you to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day however you like. Sláinte!

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