A blended whisky, this hails from Ireland’s oldest distillery. Their entry level offering, it’s competing with the likes of Jameson.
Price: $25 for 750ml
Distilled/Owned by: Old Bushmills
Aged For: Approx. 5 Years
Mashbill: Blend of malt and grain whiskies
Cask Type: American oak casks
Chill Filtered: Yes
Color Added: Undisclosed
Color: Pale Straw
Drank: Neat, in a glencairn
Nose: Apple, pear, stewed fruit, acetone, lavender, heather.
Taste: Citrus, apricot, ginger, cabbage, and malt. Very watery and light.
Finish: Short and gentle, vegetal with hints of peach and apricot.
Thoughts: Young whisky you can tell is mass produced and more intended to be mixed than sipped neat. Boring and gentle.
Score: 72 out of 100