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Lot 2 Knappogue Castle 1951 36 year old, Pure Pot Still Irish Whiskey
Result: €1,600
Bid History: 2 Bids
Distillery: Knappogue Castle
Country: Ireland
Age: 36 years
Strength: 40%
Bottle Size: 75cl
Condition: Lot condition is very good as per the photographs, no issues have been noted.
Estimate: €1,800 - €2,000
Description: The 1951 Knappogue Castle now has a legendary status amongst Irish whiskeys. The old Tullamore Distillery closed permanently in 1954 yet some casks were liberated by various entrepreneurs for maturation. Mark Edwin Andrews was one of these people having returned to the land of his ancestors from America to live in Knappogue Castle in County Clare. He managed to source a number of casks from different vintages, most of these were given away as gifts or were used for personal consumption. After 36 years in casks he released the 1951 commercially in 1987. To this day the 1951 vintage of Knappogue Castle is still regarded as one of the finest whiskeys ever made, it is by no means perfect but its imperfections are what makes it so interesting! Old whiskeys can be an acquired taste and are not for everyone, expect to find lots of oak and spice flavours with this.
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