Samuel Gelston first opened his wine and whiskey trade in 1830 within the thriving port of Belfast and grew it very effectively throughout Eire till his loss of life in 1869. That very same Yr Geilston’s was once bought via Harry J. Neill and 5 generations later it continues to be within the arms of the Neill circle of relatives. Harry endured to develop Geilston’s throughout Eire, Scotland and in out of the country markets. HJ Neill sourced lots of its top rate whiskeys from the Cromac distillery which was once owned via Harry’s nice family member Johnny McConnell, of J and J McConnell, and therefore via Harry’s brother-in-legislation Sir Charles Brett. The Cromac distillery was once located simply alongside the street from HJ Neill shops which have been located at nine/eleven side road. At HJ Neill we proceed to supply the very greatest high quality Irish whiskeys for Geilston’s and we endeavour to uphold Harry’s integrity and adventurous spirit. This surprising liquid has been advanced and moderately nurtured to the very best requirements via Bush turbines – an Irish distillery relationship again to 1608. Right through a key section within the 1990’s, the Head Distiller was once Frank McHardy – a mythical determine in distilling – whose craft and experience Right through that point has produced one of the vital greatest Irish whiskey expressions. Frank was once enrolled into Whisky Mag’s ‘Corridor of Popularity’ in 2014 – an award bestowed to people who have made an lasting contribution to the whisky trade.
Aggregate of a well known distillery and Head Distiller; and a circle of relatives logo with an similarly wealthy provenance and exacting requirements – has led to Geilston’s 25
His Pastime and willpower is additional mirrored within the bespoke Geilston’s bottle that includes the unique barley motif of the Geilston’s logo
Sealed with a just right high quality hardwood stopper and copper famous person inlay, a long lasting asset of the logo
Irish unmarried malt, elderly 26 years, Cask power (fifty four.2%), Un relax-filtered, Triple distilled, Matured complete time period at the Irish coast, Ex-bourbon casks
Tasting Notes : Color: Golden Amber, Nostril: Pastime fruit, mango and pink berries, Palate: A palate of tropical fruit, tricks of spice and fruit salad