Powers Three Swallow Release is the 21st century embodiment of the traditional pure pot still whiskey style that made Powers famous around the world. Three Swallow features all the singular characteristics of traditional Irish single pot still whiskey – robust, spicy and powerful. It is matured primarily in American bourbon barrels where these characteristics are amplified and complemented with strong wood character. Marrying with a small sherry-aged component gives Powers Three Swallow Release balance and finesse.
Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey
Pot still spice combines with crisp barley character. Delicate herbs give way to green banana and grapefruit while a nutty note of marzipan reflects the wood contribution of specially selected casks.
In true pot still style, an initial taste delivers smooth mouth-coating barley followed by an eruption of green apple and citrus notes. Herbs and spicy flavour are complemented by a touch of cedar wood for extra complexity.
Spicy sweetness gives way to pot still barley character balanced with a hint of sherry and leading to a crisp cereal finish with toasted oak notes.
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