You will find that you get some great
old timers from Ireland. What makes
Irish whiskey different to Scotch
whisky? Irish Whiskey is traditionally
light in style and most Irish whiskeys
are triple distilled, however some
Scotch whisky is also triple distilled,
but some Irish are also only distilled
twice like most Scotch whiskies.
Until recent years
Ireland produced only one single malt
distilled in potstills from a mash and
fermentation of malted barley. This is
probably Irelands most well known
whiskey, Bushmills Malt. But today it
has some very serious competition from
the whiskies produced by
The Whiskeys Of Ireland
Irelands most famous Malt Whiskey is produced
in Northern Ireland. It is medium gold
in colour and with a light smoky
aroma with a little fruity sweetness
redolent of apples and bananas with
hints of sherry moving to a bitter
toffee finish. Makes a
good all rounder and possible aperitif.
very impressive range of whiskies.
Cooley produces and
whiskeys, as well as
single malt which is Ireland's only
peated single malt whiskey. It also
produces single malt and ,
Ireland's oldest single grain whiskey.
Other whiskies include and
blended Irish whiskey.
From the Republic of Ireland, round and
slightly oily with a perfume like aroma.
From the Republic of Ireland, the
Jameson 1780 is a 12 year old deluxe
blend with the matured warmth and tones
of the above.
Powers Gold Label
From the Republic of Ireland. Slightly
lacking in aroma, but it makes up for
this with its malty taste.
From the Republic of Ireland. A good,
all rounded body and a crispiness in the
From the Republic of Ireland. Light in
colour and aroma and quite a dry
Midleton Very Rare
From the Republic of Ireland. This is
produced from a mix of the best casks
matured at Midleton. A very smooth
whiskey with a sweetish malt taste to
From Northern Ireland. This has a malty sweetness to it with a dry follow
From Northern Ireland. More malt
goes into this blend than into most
Irish Whiskeys. Black Bush is a deluxe
blend which could be mistaken for a
Where To Buy Irish Whiskey Online
You will find a good selection of Irish
Whiskeys at the following
online whisky shops:
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