The most expensive Irish whiskey went on sale on last Tuesday. The bottle of this very rare Midleton Chapter One is a drink for the demanding class of people.
The most expensive Irish Whiskey – Silent Distillery Collection
The whiskey has earned the recognition after its announcement of cost. One bottle of this beverage costs 35.000 GBP. The release is limited edition. Thus only 48 bottles will be available for purchase. The company has future plans regarding other types of 40 to 50 year old whiskies. But before those enter the market, the most expensive Irish whiskey is number one in terms of the value. Maybe you are unfamiliar with the name ‘silent distillery’. Well, it’s one that is shut down and doesn’t distill any drink, releasing just rare examples, getting old in cellars. Collectors really enjoy the limited edition alcoholic drinks. That’s the reason they are eager to pay such amount of money for Midleton products.
Midleton Distillery History
The first Old Midleton Distillery in Cork run from 1825-1975. Their first release is Chapter One took place after 16 years. Each unique numbered Chapter Ones flow into handblown Waterford Crystal decanters. Next,they come in a wooden cabinet. The author of the latter is the Irish designer John Galvin. The creation of the most expensive Irish Whiskey counts as a peated single malt. The age of it – 45-year-old. The company’s last release will take place in 2025. By that, it will coincide with 200th anniversary of Old Midleton Distillery.
Silent Distillery’s ‘Chapter One’ Taste
As you have a sip of the most expensive Irish whiskey, you’ll experience an unforgettable taste. The deep and dark spices are the first impression. Next it comes the sweet taste of red berries, honeydew melon and toasted oak. These rich spices last long, but they are slowly transforming due to the mild sherbet taste. The company indeed put it’s best efforts in the creation of the drink. For now, it is available for purchase in France, Ireland, UK and the US. An online member’s programme – the “1825 Room” will also approve requests of just 2 bottles.
As a result, Midleton’s Chapter One will be quite a desirable release in the market. The antique oak taste with plenty of spices will be in scarce quantity. That’s a ground reason for the skyhigh price. The whiskey lovers surely, are not going to miss their chance and have an example in their collection.