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The Fighting 69th

Irish Whiskey Set // 2 Bottles + 2 Shot Glasses // 750 ml Each

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The Fighting 69th Irish Whiskey is named for the 69th Infantry Regiment, the U.S. Army unit based in New York City's historical armory on Lexington Avenue between 25th and 26th streets. The Fighting 69th was originally formed in 1849 as an all-Irish militia unit being trained to return to Ireland and fight against the British Crown for independence. The unit was originally part of the famed “Irish Brigade,” which was comprised of units from New York and Massachusetts. The unit is the most decorated in U.S. military history, having fought as a U.S. Army Infantry Regiment in major engagements from the U.S. Civil War, WWI, WWII, Iraq and Afghanistan.

The 69th was the first unit that arrived at the World Trade Center on 9/11, and they are currently assisting with Covid-19 operations in the New York Area. One dollar ($1) from every bottle shipped is donated to the Sixty- Ninth Regiment Historical Trust, Inc., a not-for-profit 501-C-3 that supports the veterans, first responders, gold star families, and operations of the 69th Infantry Regiment.

The Fighting 69th Irish Whiskey is distilled, aged, and bottled on the southern Irish coast, in accordance with Irish law, and then imported. This whiskey is made from barley, malted-barley, and corn. It is a blend of whiskies that are triple-distilled in copper pot stills, as well as distilled in continuous column stills. The Fighting 69th use nearly 50% barley and malted barley, which is 3-4 times what other Irish blended whiskeys use. The Fighting 69th also age their whiskeys from 4-6 years in a combination of single-char bourbon barrels, double-char bourbon barrels, Port casks, and Oloroso sherry casks.

The nose starts with nuances of apple and pear, balanced with malt, oak, and hints of caramelized Bourbon notes. The palate then moves from the clean apple and pear front notes to the vanilla and caramel from the charred bourbon barrels, rounded out with just a touch of sweetness from the port and sherry casks. The finish is a well balanced whiskey with a hint of cinnamon and sherried honey.

Accolades: 94 Points Gold Medal - 2020 New York International Spirits Competition

Product Details
  • OriginIreland

— Set Of 2 Bottles + 2 Shot Glasses
— Volume: 750 ml Each
— Alcohol Percentage: 40%
— Geographical Indication: Ireland
— Shot Glass Capacity: 2 oz.
— Shot Glass Material: Glass
— Dishwasher Safe
— Disclaimer: Someone 21 years or older must be present to sign for delivery.

— Only Eligible For Ground Shipping
— Alcohol Cannot be Delivered to a PO Box
— Expedited Delivery Is Not Available
— Only 2 Attempts for Delivery will be Made
— If Visibly Intoxicated At Delivery, You Will Not Receive The Package
— Void Where Prohibited By Law

WARNING: Many food and beverage cans have linings containing Bisphenol A (BPA), a chemical known to the state of California to cause harm to the female reproductive system. Jar lids and bottle caps may also contain BPA. You can be exposed to BPA when you consume foods or beverages packaged in these containers. For more information go to: www.p65warnings.ca.gov. For a list of products go to: www.prop65bpa.org.


What kind of whiskey is it?

It is Regular Irish Whiskey.

How long was it aged?

This is pot stilled, no age statement.

Shipping Information
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    United States (EXCEPT Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, North Dakota, New Hampshire, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Puerto Rico, Guam, Armed Forces Americas (except Canada), Armed Forces Pacific, Armed Forces Africa, Canada, Europe, Middle East)
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    Standard Ground Shipping
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    1-2 weeks
  • Return Policy
    Final sale, not eligible for return or cancellation