Is Bushmills Black Bush a good whiskey?

Is Bushmills Black Bush a good whiskey?

Bushmills Black Bush is a blended Irish Whiskey, but it’s not the same thing as most Scottish blends. This is just a good whiskey for a great price and one of my go-tos in the realm of affordable and accessible Irish Whiskeys. …

How do you drink a Bushmills Black Bush?

But Bushmills’ Black Bush can be drunk with soda or ginger ale in an easy highball. Even neat, or with a little ice that “opens up the flavours”. It will not burn the mouth and the flavours are interesting without being too heavy.

Is Bushmills better than Jameson?

Bushmills initially has a sharper scent than Jameson with undertones of vanilla, followed by a “tangy floral flavor” on the palate, Handy says. “It also has a longer finish than Jameson,” he says. “And you get more sweet flavors on your tongue and in the back of your throat after you have consumed it.”

Is Bushmills closing down?

Bushmills Distillery Closing June-July 2019.

Is Bushmills smoky?

Bushmills Black Bush (1L) which is carefully distilled at Bushmills is adored for its sherry, smoky, red apple and caramel flavor notes.

Does Bushmills taste like Jameson?

Bushmills (80 proof; $21) Bushmills is just a touch more complex than Jameson, while also being just a hint smoother. It tastes of grain and honey, flowers and a hint of barley. Woody flavors are a little more subtle here than in the Jameson.

How long is Bushmills Black Aged?

around 8-10 years
A rich, dark, Irish blend, Black Bush contains a high proportion of triple-distilled single malt, aged in Oloroso sherry casks for around 8-10 years before marriage with the grain.

What whiskey is similar to Bushmills?

Allt-a-Bhainne. Benriach. Bushmills (Irish Whiskey)…Similar Whiskies List 1:

  • An Cnoc.
  • Arran.
  • Auchentoshan.
  • Bladnoch.
  • Littlemill.
  • Loch Lomond.
  • St Magdalene.

What is the most popular Irish whiskey in Ireland?

Considering ourselves connoisseurs of the spirit, we have compiled a list of our ten favorites.

  • Jameson. Jameson is the world’s leader in Irish whiskey, selling 31 million bottles annually.
  • Powers.
  • Redbreast.
  • Tullamore Dew.
  • Tyrconnell.
  • Bushmills.
  • Paddy.
  • Michael Collins.

Is Bushmills the oldest distillery?

Now owned by UK drinks giant Diageo, the Old Bushmills Distillery, based in Bushmills, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, is the world’s oldest licensed distillery. The distillery therefore claims to be the oldest licensed distillery currently in existence and has the date 1608 printed on its bottles.

Where is Bushmills distilled?

Since 1608, BUSHMILLS IRISH WHISKEY has been made at Ireland’s oldest working distillery. The Old Bushmills Distillery was granted a license to distill in 1608 in Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland, in a small village along the River Bush.

What is Bushmills distilled from?

Bushmills doesn’t have column stills; all the whiskey made here is triple distilled from 100% malted barley. The barley for Bushmills is grown in Cork, down in the south of Ireland. It is malted and ground into a grist. The water for fermentation comes from a tributary of the Bush River nearby.