Tag Archives: Irish Whiskey

Jameson Irish Whiskey Review

Updated February 16, 2015 By S.D. Peters Average Rating: B- The basics are well-known to the drinking public: Irish whiskey is Scotch’s annoying first cousin or it’s hip paternal uncle, and Jameson is the patriarch of Irish whiskey.  The rest, perhaps less-so: John Jameson was Scottish, not Irish, and since 1988 the Jameson brand has been owned by the French ...

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Bushmills Black Bush Irish Whiskey Review

By Richard Thomas Rating: C Sometimes Irish whiskey is parsed along sectarian lines, and with its distillery in County Antrim of Northern Ireland, Bushmills is firmly on the protestant side of that whiskey divide. The Bushmills Old Distillery Company opened in the 1780s, and while it has suffered from periodic closures during its storied history, it remains the oldest licensed ...

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