The legendary Bushmills Distillery has the heritage of being the first distillery in Ireland and for what it matters in the world. They have been there for 400 years starting in 1608. 1983 they launched their most complex whiskey to date, the single malt Irish whiskey aged 10, 12, 16, and 21 years. The amazing history of Bushmills is great conversation while sipping on these amazing whiskies.
Alex Thomas is the Master Blender and states that Bushmills 12 year old is exceptional malt that speaks to the rich brand history and expertise. She is charge of the first time ever release of this blend to the United States.
- Located on the Northern Coast of Ireland
- Triple distilled in single copper pot stills
- 100% malted barley
- Made, Matured, and Bottled at the distillery
- Aged in Oloroso Sherry Butts and Bourbon barrels, blended together, and finished in Marsala (fortified wine from Italy) barriques (wine barrels).
Palate: Floral and fruity with a hint of pear and pineapple, with a distinct nutty malt character, finishing with a warm lingering spice and caramelized sugar.