Bushmills Original

Bushmills Original

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

Region: Ireland

40% ABV

 

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