Friday, June 17, 2022


The Minneapolis based O'Shaughnessy Distilling Co, has announced the launch of its latest Keepers Heart bottling.

Keeper's Heart Irish + Bourbon (46% ABV) which is said to blend the best of Irish and American whiskey traditions, is comprised of triple pot distilled whiskey, Irish grain whiskey and bourbon.

Keeper's Heart Irish + Bourbon

This latest release which follows on from their inaugural Keeper's Heart Irish + American bottling in 2021, is the result of a collaboration between Master Distiller Brian Nation and Keeper's Heart Liquid Collaborator and Adviser David Perkins.

Brian Nation joined the O'Shaughnessy Distilling Company to create Keeper's Heart in 2020. Previously, he had been Master Distiller for Irish Distillers, working with brands including Jameson, Redbreast and Midleton. David Perkins, founded High West distillery and created several innovative award-winning American whiskeys.

Keeper's Heart Irish + Bourbon, is said to be characterized by aromas of rich caramel and baked pecan pie with peppery herbal notes, sweet with vanilla malt and cocoa that delivers a lingering and pleasant, sweet rich wood character.

Commenting on the launch, Brian Nation, said: "My favourite part about my job is the opportunity to collaborate and create something new, something rooted in wonderful traditions but with a unique new take. That's exactly what we did with Keeper's Heart Irish + Bourbon. This whiskey is a great addition to our range, and one whiskey novices and aficionados alike will enjoy. The quality and versatility of the whiskey ensures that it is great tried neat or in a cocktail, such as the Manhattan, where the unique flavour creates something familiar yet altogether new."

Keeper's Heart Irish + Bourbon, is now available from select specialist retailers in the US, for a RRP of $54.99.

Posted by Steve Rush