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Release of 2021 Vintage - Writers’ Tears Cask Strength Whiskey

Carlow, Ireland

  • 11th Release of the super-premium Writers’ Tears Cask Strength whiskey is limited to 6,000 bottles worldwide (1,500 USA & 4,500 RoW)

Carlow, Ireland – 9, June 2021: The 2021 vintage of Writers’ Tears Cask Strength whiskey, the 11th edition of the super-premium expression from Walsh Whiskey, has been released. It is a unique cask strength whiskey crafted through a rare vatting of aged Single Pot Still and Single Malt Whiskey. Both whiskeys are triple distilled, natural non-chill filtered and aged in Bourbon barrels. This year’s vintage is bottled at 54.2% ABV. Each label carries the signature of Writers’ Tears creatorandWalsh Whiskey Co-founder – Bernard Walsh.  

The 2021 release is limited to 6,000 individually numbered bottles. The super-premium whiskey is for sale across selected markets worldwide, with 1,500 bottles destined for the USA and 4,500 distributed across the rest of the world including key markets; Ireland, Canada, Austria, France, Germany, Holland, Russia (Alberta & British Columbia), the UK and Travel Retail. Stockists and distributors of Writers’ Tears internationally can be identified through the search function on the Walsh Whiskey web-site – Buy | Writers’ Tears | The Irishman Premium Irish Whiskeys ( . The RRP is USD$150/ €140. 

Announcing this year’s cask strength release, Writers’ Tears creator and Co-founder of Walsh WhiskeyBernard Walsh, said: “Cask strength Irish whiskey is still quite rare, but our vatting combining both Pot Still and Single Malt is truly unique. While still a very limited number, we are pleased to be able to offer some 6,000 bottles this year to our growing worldwide community.”

Tasting Notes to the 2021/ 11th Vintage of Writers’ Tears Cask Strength Whiskey  

Nose: Aromas of wild berries with decadent notes of orchard fruits.

Taste: Delicate splashes of spiced ginger, alongside creamy pot still, bring to life a subtle sophistication.

Finish: Deep and long-lasting, full of personality.