Yellow Spot 12 yo

46% ABV

Middleton Distillery

Minimum 12 years in Bourbon, Sherry and Malaga (Spanish sweet dessert wine) casks

1800s – Mitchell merchants, Dublin – ‘Spot’ brand – from when they daubed a mark / spot on casks depicting different ages

IDL resurrected Yellow Spot maturation in 2012

Blue, Green, Yellow and Red Spots corresponded to 7, 10, 12and 15 years respectively. (No Red Spot yet!)



Mown hay & cracked black pepper ; red bell peppers ; nutmeg ; clove oil & green tea ; sweet honey & peaches from Malaga casks


Honey sweetness with pot still spices ; flavours of fresh coffee & creamy milk chocolate & crème brulee ; notes of red apples & toasted oak


Sophisticated & complex ; sweetness throughout with a mix of red grape and dry barley on exit

With water:

Still plenty of honey ; Werthers originals