Is Bushmills Black a good whiskey?

Is Bushmills Black a good whiskey?

I like the Bushmills Black Bush. It’s joined the Jameson Black Barrel as one of my favorite Irish blends. It has an easy warmth to it that makes it enjoyable to sip while it’s overall flavor profile makes it great for cocktails and long drinks. It’s a versatile blend and it’s rare for me to not have it in the house.

What is the difference between Bushmills and Black Bush?

Black Bush is, like standard Bushmills, a blend of malt whiskey and (a bit of) Irish single grain whiskey to soften it. The real difference comes in the aging, with Black Bush picking up a darker color and a spicier, almost cinnamon kick from eight-plus years of Sherry barrel aging.

How do you drink a Bushmills Black Bush?

It’s best enjoyed neat, over ice, or in classic cocktails. The most seasoned of Irish whiskey drinkers know, you can’t beat BLACK BUSH.

Is Bushmills smoother than Jameson?

Bushmills (80 proof; $21) Bushmills is just a touch more complex than Jameson, while also being just a hint smoother. It tastes of grain and honey, flowers and a hint of barley. Woody flavors are a little more subtle here than in the Jameson.

How good is Black Bush?

Overall: Black Bush is probably the most successful inexpensive blended whisky on the market that I’ve had, with the sole exception of Bank Note which wins only because it has a lot more round caramel and stands up to mixing better.

Is Bushmills Black Bush a single malt?

A rich, dark, Irish blend, Black Bush contains a high proportion of triple-distilled single malt, aged in Oloroso sherry casks for around 8-10 years before marriage with the grain. Picked up the top prize in its category at the World Whisky Awards 2010.

Is Irish whiskey better than Scottish?

Again, they say Scottish whisky is stronger thanks to the minimal two distillations. Irish whiskey is smoother and more neutral thanks to the third distillation. Aging of Irish whiskey versus Scottish whisky sets the two apart. Irish whiskey must age for at least three years.

What goes good with Bushmills?

A ginger ale or lemon-lime drink is the best way to pair Irish whiskey.

Who owns Bushmills whiskey?

Tequila Cuervo La RojeƱa
Becle SAB de
Old Bushmills Distillery/Parent organizations

Why is Bushmills so good?

Final Thoughts: Bushmills Black Bush comes across as a terrific bargain. The nose is expressive, the body deep and warming and the price very reasonable. Bushmills Black Bush incorporates characteristics from a range of whiskey styles, to great effect.

What whiskey is similar to Bushmills?

Allt-a-Bhainne. Benriach. Bushmills (Irish Whiskey)…Similar Whiskies List 1:

  • An Cnoc.
  • Arran.
  • Auchentoshan.
  • Bladnoch.
  • Littlemill.
  • Loch Lomond.
  • St Magdalene.

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