West Cork’s Black Reserve and Barrel Proof Irish Whiskey are available via MS Walker of Rhode Island for a limited time. The Barrel Proof is an oak brown color with aromas of malt, dried fruit and sweetness. The finish features dried fruit, almond and cracked nuts with lingering malts.The Black Reserve is dark mahogany brown in color with aromas of malt and vanilla. The finish consists of cracked pepper, vanilla and sweetness. West Cork Distillers was founded by John O’Connell, Denis McCarthy and Ger McCarthy in 2003.