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Bushmills Irish Whiskey 16 Year

Bottle Size: 750ml Item #: 1269944
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Bushmills Irish Whiskey 16 Year 750ml

Bushmills Irish Whiskey 16 Year

Very light and mild on the palate, once again rather anonymous for the intricate maturation process that has gone into it.Rather short and vegetal, however there is a more pronounced flavour structure on show, much more in the style of what was offered to us initially on the nose. A perfectly pleasant and soothing whisky for after dinner, however it remains slightly muted company and will have you looking over its shoulder to see who else is in the room.

NOSE - Aromatic nose with hints of almonds and a nutty sweetnessTASTE - A warm port sweetness on the back of the throat that drifts up to form an almond‚ marzipan fusion with hints of honey and pralineFINISH - Deep‚ jammy and dark chocolate

“Well‚ it takes a special dedication to create the Bushmills 16 year-old‚ that and lots of patience. Two whiskeys are matured for 16 years‚ one in a bourbon barrel and the other in sherry‚ and then they are married together in a sweet port infused cask. It’s a marriage made in heaven!”

Bushmills is one of the world`s oldest distilleries having been founded in 1608. It is the only distillery in Northern Ireland. Bushmills is distilled in the same kind of copper pot stills that you find in Scotch Malt whisky production. It is distilled three times for increased smoothness. Bushmills Original is a blend of Bushmills Malt Whiskey and Irish grain whisky. It is the cornerstone of the distillery`s production and is clean with touch of honied sweetness and vanilla character.

It is this spirit the inspiration of many legends such as the St. Patrick's, the patron of Irish Whiskey, who taught people how to distillate the spirit. Whiskey dates back to the 15th Century when it was produced by the Monks with the only objective to create a medicine for "healing purposes". It was also produced by farmers in order to make a good use of remaining grains after the harvests.

Harold
7/14/12 12:31 AM JOINED 4/30/10
The product is excellent and delivery was as advertized. Will do business with them again.

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Bushmills Bushmills Irish Whiskey 16 Year
BOTTLE SIZE: 750ml
Very light and mild on the palate, once again rather anonymous for the intricate maturation process that has gone into it.Rather short and vegetal, however there is a more pronounced flavour structure on show, much more in the style of what was offered to us initially on the nose. A perfectly pleasant and soothing whisky for after dinner, however it remains slightly muted company and will have you looking over its shoulder to see who else is in the room.
 

Notes on the Bushmills Irish Whiskey 16 Year 750ML

Tasting Notes NOSE - Aromatic nose with hints of almonds and a nutty sweetnessTASTE - A warm port sweetness on the back of the throat that drifts up to form an almond‚ marzipan fusion with hints of honey and pralineFINISH - Deep‚ jammy and dark chocolate

Wine Maker Notes “Well‚ it takes a special dedication to create the Bushmills 16 year-old‚ that and lots of patience. Two whiskeys are matured for 16 years‚ one in a bourbon barrel and the other in sherry‚ and then they are married together in a sweet port infused cask. It’s a marriage made in heaven!”

Technical Notes Bushmills is one of the world`s oldest distilleries having been founded in 1608. It is the only distillery in Northern Ireland. Bushmills is distilled in the same kind of copper pot stills that you find in Scotch Malt whisky production. It is distilled three times for increased smoothness. Bushmills Original is a blend of Bushmills Malt Whiskey and Irish grain whisky. It is the cornerstone of the distillery`s production and is clean with touch of honied sweetness and vanilla character.

It is this spirit the inspiration of many legends such as the St. Patrick's, the patron of Irish Whiskey, who taught people how to distillate the spirit. Whiskey dates back to the 15th Century when it was produced by the Monks with the only objective to create a medicine for "healing purposes". It was also produced by farmers in order to make a good use of remaining grains after the harvests.