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Whisky Index : Irish Whiskey - Blended

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Irish Whiskey - Blended

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Black Bush
Blended - Ireland - 43.00%
8 Long one of my great favourites. In composition, it is the the simplest of blends, yet it demonstrates how malt can someimes be enhanced by a leavening of grain.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Bushmills 1608 Reserve
Blended - Ireland - 40.00%
8 Very rich and sweet, but still a Bushmills.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Bushmills Black Bush
Blended - Ireland - 40.00%
8 Beautifully balanced.

Bushmills Original
Blended - Ireland - 40.00%
7 Its youth just gives it a hard quality.

Coleraine
Blended - Ireland - 40.00%
6 A pleasant whiskey for everyday drinking.

Crested Ten Irish Whiskey, 10 Years Old
Blended - Ireland - 40.00%
7 This is a highly respected ‘sophisticated' whiskey, but it has never done anything for me. Good sherry character, but the whiskey itself is just too thin in the middle. I find it unbalanced.

Danny Boy 15 Years Old
Blended - Republic of Ireland - 40.00%
7 An enjoyable dram. Well balanced with a good structure and a straightforward malty profile. Far better when neat. Water makes it soft and heavier.

Hewitts Irish Whiskey
Blended - Ireland - 43.00%
7 Soothing. A touch of more-ish dryness.

Inishowen Blended Whiskey
Blended - Ireland - 40.00%
7 More complex, and fuller in flavour, than many Irish blends. Very well balanced. Just a hint of a Scottish accent.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Jameson 12 Years Old
Blended - Ireland - 43.00%
8 The aroma that I associate with a traditional Irish. A superb example for everyday drinking.

Jameson 12 Years Old
Blended - Ireland - 40.00%
8 For the money, this is the best damn blend you will ever, ever taste.

Jameson 12 Years Old, Old Distillery Reserve
Blended - Ireland - 40.00%
8 I find the aroma quite sexy. The palate is big, but the finish leaves me wondering about the casks.

Jameson 18 Years Old
Blended - Ireland - 40.00%
8 Even after 18 years, the pot still refuses to be mastered by the wood. Very drinkable.

Whisky Magazine - Editors Choice - Winner

Jameson 18 Years Old Master Selection
Blended - Ireland - 40.00%
9 Robustly sexy. I always enjoy Jameson, but I really relished coming to grips with this one.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Jameson Gold
Blended - Ireland - 40.00%
8 There is some virgin oak in this one, along with bourbon casks. Bonus points for trying something new, but would have expected more interesting results. I find it a bit light tasting. Try it with fres...

Jameson Irish Whiskey
Blended - Ireland - 40.00%
8 A superb Irish for everyday drinking. I love this, though not quite as much as the 1780.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Jameson Limited Edition, 15 Years Old
Blended - Ireland - 40.00%
8 Distinctive. A very full pot-still Irish.

Jameson Original
Blended - Ireland - 40.00%
7 Not as interesting as it used to be, this brand is teetering on the brink of bland.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Jameson Rarest Vintage Reserve
Blended - Republic of Ireland - 46.00%
8 Best neat. A sumptuous whiskey. Highly recommended.

Jameson Select Reserve Small Batch
Blended - - 43.00%
7 Well put together.

Kilbeggan 15 Years Old
Blended - Ireland - 40.00%
7 Proof (if it were needed) that Cooley is a serious player.

Kilbeggan 18 Years Old
Blended - Republic of Ireland - 40.00%
7 18 years already? Cooley continues to show its quality.

Kilbeggan Blended Irish Whiskey
Blended - Ireland - 40.00%
7 Light but firm and satisfying. A welcome newcomer for everyday drinking.

Kilbeggan Finest
Blended - Ireland - 40.00%
7 An attractive sipper, but only in decent mouthfuls. A good session whiskey...if one is allowed to say that in these moderate times.

Locke's Blended Irish Whiskey
Blended - Ireland - 40.00%
7 Very appetising.


 

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