Midleton Dair Ghaelach Bluebell Forest
The Midleton Dair Ghaelach Bluebell Forest Irish whiskey was finished in the Bluebell Forest of Castle Blunden Estate in County Kilkenny. Stored in Irish oak (which is the meaning of Dair Ghaelach in Gaelic) for somewhere between 12-23 years, the fine whiskey was released in 2017.
It delivers a milk chocolate and honeycomb smell with a silky-smooth finish. The average price per bottle is $290 with online retailers and auctions.
Nun’s Island Distillery Pure Pot Still Whiskey
This unopened bottle of Irish whiskey from Nun’s Island Distillery dates back to the 1800s, which possibly makes it the oldest unopened Irish single pot still whiskey. That explains its lofty price. The bottle is worth a whopping $140,000.
With that heavy price, it will more than likely be a collectible forever. However, the described taste of this whiskey may tempt an owner to crack open the bottle. It is defined by its grain ingredients, a mixture of malt with a fine grist of “green” unmalted barley for texture and spice.