The Unique Taste of Walsh Whiskey’s Writers Tears Double Oak

Introducing Writers Tears Double Oak Irish , the newest addition to the acclaimed Walsh Whiskey family. Deliciously smooth, this triple-distilled whiskey is crafted with the same love and care as its predecessors.

The first thing you'll notice when tasting Writers Tears Double Oak is its rich and complex flavor profile. This whiskey is double-matured in both American oak casks and Oloroso sherry casks, giving it a flavor that's two times as bold. The American oak casks impart notes of toasted wood, vanilla, and nutmeg whie the Oloroso sherry cask maturation adds hints of dried fruits, dark chocolate, and spices for a truly unique experience.

Along with these flavorful notes, Writers Tears Double Oak also offers a creamy texture and a slightly sweet finish. It has an ABV of 43%, making it an ideal choice for sipping neat or over ice. It can also be used in classic Irish whiskey such as the Irish or an Irish Mule.

For those looking for an extra special treat, try pairing Writers Tears Double Oak with some luxurious chocolates or desserts for a truly unique experience. The rich flavors will bring out all the subtle nuances in tese decadent treats!

Walsh Whiskey crafts their whiskeys with passion and attention to detail that makes them stand out from other brands on the market. Their commitment to quality shines through in every sip of Writers Tears Double Oak Irish Whiskey – so don't wait any longer and give it a try today!

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The Distillery Behind Writers Tears

Writers' Tears is produced and distilled at the Walsh Whiskey Distillery in County Carlow, Ireland. Established by Bernard and Rosemary Walsh, Walsh Whiskey is a family-owned business that has been leading the Irish whiskey renaissance since 1999. Writers' Tears is a triple-distilled blend of single pot still and single whiskeys which are carefully selected for their unique character and flavor profile. The whiskey is aged for up to four years before beng bottled, resulting in a smooth and delicate spirit with hints of spice, honey and citrus. Writers' Tears has won numerous awards over the years, including the prestigious International & Competition's Gold Medal in 2020.

The Origin of the Name Writer's Tears

The whiskey's name, Writers Tears, is derived from the idea of the oft-romanticised writers of 19th century Ireland who sought solace in their local pubs. It pays homage to those writers who used their craft to express the spirit and soul of Ireland, and to tell her stories. The whiskey itself is a tribute to these great literary minds and is crafted using traditional methods that have been passed down through generations. It is produced using only pot still distillates from copper pot stills, just as the original 19th century Irish distillers did. This gives Writers Tears its unique character and flavor. In short, it's called Writers Tears because it pays tribute to the legacy of Irish writers and playwrights that came before us – providig comfort in a glass just like they found in their beloved pubs!

Aging Process of Writers Tears Whiskey

Writers Tears is an Irish blended whiskey crafted by the Walsh Whiskey Distillery in County Carlow, Ireland. It is a unique blend of both single malt and single grain whiskeys, aged for at leat three years in ex-bourbon oak casks. The malt whiskeys used in Writers Tears are triple distilled and include malts from Midleton, Kilbeggan and West Cork distilleries. The single grain whiskey used is a light-bodied whiskey distilled at the Cooley Distillery in County Louth.

The distinctive flavor profile of Writers Tears is created by careful selection of the individual whiskeys and blending them togeter to create a smooth, well-rounded whiskey that is both approachable and enjoyable to all levels of whiskey drinkers. It is bottled at 40% ABV ( by volume) and has been praised for its subtle oiliness, honeyed sweetness and delicate notes of vanilla.

In terms of aging, Writers Tears spends a minimum of three years maturing in ex-bourbon oak which gives it its signature mellow bouquet and smooth taste. The overall effect creates an easy drinking whiskey with sweet tones of honeycomb, citrus fruits, caramelized toffee apples and gentle hints of spice.


Writers Tears Double Oak is an exquisite whiskey that embodies both the traditional and approach to Irish whisky-making. Its unique triple distillation process and careful maturation in flame charred American bourbon casks gives this whiskey a smooth, creamy texture and a complex, spicy flavor profile. Its inclusion in Ian Buxton's prestigious book “101 Whiskeys to Try Before You Die” is testament to its quality and its popularity amongst whiskey connoisseurs. With its beautiful golden color and rich, velvety finish, Writers Tears Double Oak will surely delight any whiskey enthusiast.

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