Originally, it was known as “Old Bushmills Special Old Liqueur Whiskey,” so named because of the unique process of triple distilling single malt whiskey and then aging it in sherry casks. Classic version with Crown Royal Rye. This should satisfy almost all whiskey drinkers, at a bargain price. Cant ship spirits outside Massachusetts. $35.99 (Until January 2nd) | Ireland | 750 ml | This triple distilled Irish Whiskey includes a high proportion of single malt whiskey that has been matured 8 years in former Oloroso Sherry casks. This Irish Whiskey is matured in for around 8-10 years in former Oloroso Sherry casks, with rich, smooth notes of fruit, this dram is full of character and history. 40% Alc./Vol. It is a well-known and populair blend that does not disappoint. Enjoy on the rocks or in your favourite cocktail. The force of barley is strong in this one. On the palate, the whiskey glides along with its mildly creamy body – with a lot more pepper upfront – and a hint of marshmallow. If you’re familiar with Black Bush and are curious what the difference is, that whiskey is aged exclusively in sherry barrels. The result is obviously sherry-influenced, but not overly sweet or fruity. Black Bush is, according to Bushmills, a blend of 80% malt whiskey to 20% grain whiskey, a particularly high percentage of malt for a blend under $40. Something had shook this blend of malt and grain in a good way. The whiskey is aged “up to” 7 years in a combination of oloroso sherry casks and ex-bourbon casks. But surprisingly, the UK’s oldest distillery still in operation is located on a completely different island just across the Irish Sea. On the nose, Bushmills Irish Whiskey gives off tones of charcoal, black pepper, asphalt, faint dried coconut, and oatmeal. Jameson & Ginger - Signature Cocktail ... Bushmills Black Bush** - Irish Go to shop Gordon's Fine Wines & Liquors. ©2020 Proximo, Jersey City, NJ. A miniature bottle of Bushmills Black Bush Irish Whiskey. Shop online at ASDA Groceries Home Shopping. It uses a unique recipe of different grains and finished in sherry cask for an extra complexity on the palate, a practice often used in the single malt scotch world. Neither one of them should be billed as a uniquely delicious option. Bushmills Black Bush Glass Pack 70cl. Black Bush Special Irish Whiskey is a rich, dark, 80-proof blend from the world's oldest licensed distillery, "Old Bushmills" Distillery in County Antrim, Ireland. Bushmills distillery was founded in County Antrim, Northern Ireland, in 1608 and is the world's oldest licenced distillery. The practice of making whisky at the Old Bushmills Distillery can be traced back to 1608 when King James I granted Sir Thomas Phillips (landowner and Governor of County of Antrim, Ireland) a royal license to distill ‘uisce beatha’, the gaelic for ‘water of life’. Add to Cart. The palate is smooth and balanced with a rich finish. Bushmills (From Irish Muileann na Buaise) is a village on the north coast of County Antrim, Northern Ireland.Bushmills had 1,295 inhabitants in the 2011 Census.It is located 60 miles (97 km) from Belfast, 11 miles (18 km) from Ballycastle and 9 miles (14 km) from Coleraine.The village owes its name to the River Bush and to a large watermill that was built there in the early 17th century. Retails for around $35-45 for a 750ml bottle; 40% ABV (80 proof) Bushmills Irish Honey Whiskey Northern Ireland 70cl. Bushmills® Blended Irish Whiskey. It’s best enjoyed neat, or over ice. Expect cereal flavors that taste pleasant but lacks depth on the tongue. This unique recipe means Black Bush has rich, fruity notes and a deep intense character, balanced by an incredibly unique smoothness. It is often referred to as a 'blend deluxe' in tastings at the distillery due to the high malt content in its composition. It is comprised almost entirely of single malt whiskey, making it a choice selection of deluxe whiskey aficionados. Review: Bushmills Black Bush Irish Whiskey 84.5/100 a review by Chip Dykstra (AKA Arctic Wolf) Posted on March 17, 2013. Save-6%. Red Bush is a blend of single malt whiskey and grain whiskey, all of … The same great prices as in store, delivered to your door with free click and collect! As we often say, “without the village there would be no whiskey, and without the whiskey there would be no village”. Bushmills is more than just a whiskey. Triple distilled, with a high proportion of single malt whiskey that has been aged 8 years in Oloroso sherry casks. It consists of 20% grain and 80% malt and matured for at least 7… Score 81/100 Search our inventory to find the best irish whiskey at the best prices. Bushmills is currently owned by Casa Cuervo. Either it was the wind that shook the barley, like in the title of that good Irish movie. £25.99. £59.99. 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