Irish whiskey has always been a favorite drink among people since time immemorial. It always seemed like we had an occasion to serve it. But has there ever come a time when you weren’t sure what the best Irish whiskey to serve is? Let ‘me help you. Let’s take some time to see the best options among whiskey lovers.
Here’s a list of ten favorite Irish whiskeys to try before you die.
Bushmills Black Bush. This drink is one of the most recommended among others. Reviews describe Bushmills Black Bush as clean tasting with excellent flavor and smoothness. It has good color and tastes of floral notes mixed with citrus and sweet vanilla. It has a slightly spicy finish that eventually leads to a medium bitter finish.
Jameson 18 Year Old Blended Irish Whiskey. Along with Bushmills Black Bush, this is also a highly recommended item. Its aroma is that of overripe autumn fruit and honey blend perfectly with citrus and fudge, while it is slightly spicy. It tastes very smooth.
Kilbeggan Blended Irish Whiskey. This item is also a crowd favorite. It is very sweet with a nuanced smoke at the end. It smells like vanilla. It is considered one of the most drinkable among all the mixes.
Michael Collins Single Malt Whiskey. Another highly recommended article. The aroma is described as being that of sweet orange peel, freshly baked scones, and Madagascar vanilla bean. A note of smoke at the end. It is known to have a longer finish compared to other Irish whiskeys. It is very well balanced.
Bushmills Blended Irish Whiskey. It is said to be very smooth and easy. Contains some corn kernels. It smells like vanilla with a hint of apple and pear at the end. It has a light golden color.
Knappogue Castle 1994 Distillers Private Select Single Malt. It is described as sweet and smooth with a fruity herbal flavor undertone. It is said to have a touch of sour spirit at the end. It is said to be a favorite among some.
Michael Collins Blended Irish Whiskey. Described as simple but elegant in taste. Sweet smell with apricot aroma mixed with vanilla. A touch of oak on the nose and on the palate as well. Considered decent enough. However, it is still recommended.
Tullamore Dew 10 Year Old Blended Irish Whiskey. Described as having a distinctive caramel smell along with a sweet taste. At the end you can detect a bit of spice. It has a middle ending.
Wild Geese Soldiers and Heroes Weird Irish. It is deep amber in color to the eyes and smells sweet to the nose. Tastes like vanilla honey with a bit of smoke thereafter. It has a middle ending. It has a sweet taste and is considered more drinkable compared to other Wild Geese Soldiers and Heros Whiskey.
Bushmills 10. By the time you taste it, it may not compare to other Bushmills whiskey due to its lighter taste. A green apple flavor up front and a hint of vanilla with a hint of salt right in the back. In closing, the aforementioned can be termed as the top ten Irish whiskeys to die for. Try it and you will be the judge.