Outwalker isn’t just a unique blend. It’s also uniquely aged – four different ways.
It contains pot still Irish whiskey aged in ex-Oloroso sherry casks. Single malt aged in burgundy white wine casks. Fine grain whiskeys aged in virgin American oak and in rye whiskey casks.
There’s really nothing else like it.
Here’s how it came about, by the person who created it – Irish whiskey connoisseur, cocktail creator and legendary bartender:
“For a long time I’ve felt that the Irish whiskey sector was missing a genuinely unique blend of component whiskeys – one that worked really well in cocktails but which was also complex and interesting enough to sip on its own.
I researched a lot of grain whiskeys, and two that stood out: one aged in virgin American oak and another in rye casks. These combined very well with each other, making a great backbone for the whiskey, bringing classic spiciness and vanilla but also some interesting tropical notes.
Adding the pot still aged in ex-Oloroso sherry casks brought richness and body, but also a layer of nuttiness that I think really compliments the fruit notes. The virgin American oak pulls out a lot of fruit notes from the white burgundy cask single malt. This brought everything together beautifully.
And the result is Outwalker.”
SO WHO’S THAT HEADLESS FIGURE?
Ah, you spotted that. Well, an Irish legend tells of a tireless night-wanderer – a figure sometimes seen bearing his own head before him like a lantern.
The legend calls him the dullahan.
And what’s he looking for?
Whiskey, of course.