Bushmills Red Bush
Bushmills Red Bush, released in March 2017, is the latest addition to the Bushmills collection. Triple-distilled and aged for a minimum of 4 years in matured bourbon casks, the whiskey makes for a refined and exceptionally balanced drinking experience.
The Old Bushmills Distillery is best known for its signature style of smooth, malt-rich spirits. It is situated on the northern Irish coast, and is recognized as one of the country’s oldest working distilleries.
26th April 2017
Bushmills Red Bush Tasting Notes
A touch of sweet vanilla, some gentle oak spice, and distant notes of pear
A smooth beginning interlacing mild creamy vanilla with a little red apple and caramel.
Short, slightly drying, with touches of milk chocolate and oak spice.
Smooth on the palate, balanced with a subtle and sweet finish.
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Black Bush Whiskey
Black Bush is classed as the 'deluxe' blend from Bushmills and it has a lot of loyal fans across the world. Compared to the standard blend this has more depth, richness but also some woody hints. Maybe not as smooth as the Bushmills Original but it packs a lot more flavour. This is vatted from approximately 80% malt whiskey and 20% grain whiskey some of which is aged for as long as 18 years. A very high proportion of ex-sherry casks are used for the maturation giving the whiskey its signature dark colour and some delicious flavours of dried fruits, roasted nuts and caramel toffees. This still ranks as one of the best blended whiskeys in the world!
Bushmills Irish Honey Whiskey
Bushmills Irish Honey Whiskey is a limited edition blend that was created by mingling Bushmills Original Irish Whiskey and a touch of honey to bring out new, rich flavors. Bushmills Irish Honey Whiskey is smooth with honeyed orchard fruit on the nose, spicy fruit and honey on the palate and a warm, subtle honey finish. Serve Bushmills Irish Honey Whiskey neat, in iced tea or an Irish Coffee.
Grain whiskey reserved for Bushmills Original is slowly matured for a minimum of five years in American oak casks before blending with Irish Single Malt whiskey to produce this original blend.
Bushmills 21 Year Old
A mix of bourbon and sherry casks matured for 19 years before the last two years are spent finishing in ex-Madeira casks, this is the top of Bushmills' regular range.
Bushmills 16 Year Old
The 16 year old Bushmills builds on the soft, smoothness of the 10 year old and adds some very nice fruity characters. The whiskey is initially aged seperately for 15 years in both bourbon and sherry casks then these are married together into port wood for around a year of extra finishing. The port wood adds some delicious flavours of red fruits, some sweetness and hints of candy and chocolate. Like all Bushmills whiskeys it is very smooth but this one has a sweeter, fruitier edge than them all.
Bushmills 21 Year Old Irish Single Malt Whiskey
The Bushmills 21 Year Old is a single malt Irish whiskey from Bushmills, one of the oldest distilleries in Ireland. This expression is also known as the ‘Three Wood’ whiskey due to its maturation in three different types of barrels.
Bushmills Single Malt Irish Whiskey
The Irish penchant for whiskey is matched by few, and this love for whiskey is embodied perfectly by Bushmills, one of the oldest and most popular Irish whiskey makers on the island country. Dating back as far as 1608, Bushmills was founded by Thomas Philips when King James I granted him with a license to distil.
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