Dublin airport gets its own aviator whiskey brand

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  • Cabernet Sauvignon Finished Single Cask selected after blind tasting
  • Members of club all work for Dublin Airport
  • Single malt sold at airport for €85 (Duty Paid) & €73 (Duty Free)

TTeelings1 copyeeling Whiskey Company in partnership with The Aviators Whiskey Society and The Loop, Dublin Airport released an exclusive single cask bottling to celebrate the first year of The Aviators Whiskey Society.

A handcrafted, small batch release of 306 bottles, the Aviators Single Cask is available to purchase exclusively through The Irish Whiskey Collection at The Loop, Dublin Airport.

Available in 70cl bottles and priced at €85 (Duty Paid) & €73 (Duty Free), The Aviators Single Cask is available to purchase now.

The Aviators Single Cask is also available to order online at www.theloop.ie

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This bottling was hand selected by members of The Aviators Whiskey Society at a tasting event held at the Teeling Distillery and hosted by Jack Teeling. Members were treated to an array of 4 single cask samples that were all reviewed in a blind taste test.

By the end of the evening the 50+ members had declared the Cabernet Sauvignon Finished Single Cask the single malt of choice. Bottled at cask strength, this 12 year old single malt was originally matured in ex-bourbon casks before being finished in ex-Californian cabernet sauvignon casks, imparting a wonderfully well balanced, silky stone fruit finish, unique to Irish whiskey.

Stephen Teeling, Sales & Marketing Director of the Teeling Whiskey Company, said, “from its robust fruity nose to its layered flavour profile The Aviators Single Cask bottling is a celebration of everything good about Irish whiskey.”

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Teelings2 copyJohn Byrne, Buyer ARI Ireland for Alcohol & Tobacco, said “The Aviators Whiskey Society was set up by retail staff in Dublin Airport to celebrate, promote and above all, enjoy Whiskey! They’ve now taken it one step further by creating their own whiskey.

“This premium whiskey which will sit proudly on shelf alongside an already diverse and truly market leading collection. I can’t think of anything better to express the real “spirit” of the Aviator’s Society. Who says you can’t bottle positivity!”.

For those wishing to make a purchase but not carry the whiskey with them on their journey, they can use The Loop’s Shop & Collect service, which allows passengers to buy online or at the airport and collect their goods on the return journey.

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They are stored free of charge at the airport and passengers will receive a reminder text to pick up their purchases on landing at Dublin Airport

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