There are three big still houses in Ireland to produce world famous Irish Whisky. They are: Bushmills that is situated in the North of Ireland, Midleton – in the South of Ireland and Cooley – located in the central part of the country.
This still house is located on the banks of the river Bhuais on the way to Tara – legendary capital of Celtic kings. It is said that Bushmills house was founded in 1608 to be the oldest in the world. Just high-quality oak barrels are used for producing whisky. They are bought from all over the world.
Bushmills Malt is single malt whisky of lux category. This drink is produced on the base of malted barley, grown in Ireland. The water has light peat aroma, making this sort of drink special and unique. Bushmills Malt is kept in the oak barrels for 10 years. It is said that this sort of drink is the real standard for all Irish sorts of whisky.
This mixed whisky is interesting of its ingredients. It is mixed of malted whisky and grain whisky. This is the most popular sort of whiskey that boasts with clean and soft taste.
Bushmills Sherry Cask 1985
This sort of whiskey differs with its complex and original fruit aroma, vanilla, cinnamon and creamy-nuts tones. The taste is strong full of peaches and cranberry.
This is the most prestigious Irish drink. It is 80% of malt whisky. The drink is storing in the big barrels for sherry.
This still enterprise was founded in 1843. The enterprise was renewed and replaced to Midleton. There is one interesting feature: still pots of big sizes. Their capacity is more than 73 000 liters, overweighting all possible norms. This is the biggest Irish enterprise for today, producing a lot of popular brands. The most popular of them are Jameson Paddy and Redbreast. Each of them has specific original taste and aroma.
This brand of Irish whisky was named after John Jameson. You know, this is considered to be whisky number one in Ireland for sale. Its main characteristic is dark color. There are three variants of this glorious drink: Jameson 12, Jameson Reserve and Jameson 1780. Jameson is specialized in soft sweet taste with the vanilla aroma and taste of nuts.
Jameson 1780 was many times awarded with the gold medal. This is the winner if many international competitions in Chicago and London. The bouquet is soft and aromatic with sweet nutty taste. The drink is carefully kept in the wooden barrels from sherry. Each of them is about 12 years. Jameson 1780 is worth trying because of amazing bouquet and interesting aftertaste.
Jameson Gold is sort of whisky of lux class that has impressive harmony, light and balanced taste. This is a unique combination of traditional Pot Still and whisky with the specific wooden after taste. The point is that this sort of whisky is kept in new wooden barrels made of old oak. Jameson Gold boasts with soft taste, deep color and sweet homey after taste. The drink is really good!
Probably, Paddy is the most popular men’s name in the South of Ireland. This sort of whisky takes the second popular place in Ireland. It was firstly produced in 1825.
Meet the classic whisky and big proud of the country.
Redbreast 12 Year Old
Redbreast 12 Year Old, 40,0% is Irish drink of smart elegant bouquet and spicy aroma. This is the taste of juicy fruits and trees. You can feel cranberry taste and soft velvet after taste.
The name of this brand goes from the world dew or D.E.W., initials of Daniel E. Williams – the founder of this whisky brand. The base of the drink is gold Irish barley and crystal spring water. The legendary distillation and many years storage in the oak barrels make the soft and light taste of the drink.
Tullamore Dew was awarded by prestigious American award in 1995 – Gold Medal of Quality. This brand was assigned as the best Irish whisky in the World Whisky Championship in Chicago. The brand color is green. The brand symbol is Irish wolf dog – national symbol and unique dog breed. Tullamore Dew whiskey is characterized with strong aromatic bouquet. You know, this is the base for producing popular Irish liquors Carolans and Irish Mist.
Power Whisky was firstly appeared in Dublin by James Power’s efforts in 1791. The drink became popular just in our days. According to the expert’s opinion, its popularity cannot be stopped from growing. There is a possibility that Power’s will be the best-selling product soon. Traditionally, Power’s Whiskey is kept in the old oak barrels for 12 years.
Power’s Millenium is very elegant sort of whiskey with spicy aroma and fruit taste. As a rule, cranberry after taste is not very strong.
This still enterprise is located in the center of Ireland. It was founded in 1989 to be specialized in producing blended whisky. Cooley enterprise is rather new establishment. Thus, the producing of popular whisky brands of the same name was not established yet. Nevertheless, you can buy such ancient whisky as Tyrconell.
The choice is wide. Welcome to Celtic Whiskey Shop in Dublin to find the most interesting whisky for this evening! It is better to hire a car in Dublin to get to the whisky shop and museum. The walk is going to be interesting. Celtic Whiskey Shop is considered to be the best alcohol shop in the city. You can also buy rum, whisky, cognac. The shop was opened in 2003 to be highly popular now.
You can find Irish and Scottish whisky in the shop. The choice of Irish sorts is big. You can also ask for whisky tasting. It is going to be very interesting and informative. You know, tasting is the best way to choose which of many sorts of whisky you like the most before buying.