Bushmills Black Bush – Review, 2013 Redux

This post is part of a simultaneous St. Patrick's day posting on Bushmills Black Bush by a large international group of whisky bloggers/writers. The idea originated with Johanne McInnis of The Perfect Whisky Match Blog. Thanks to Johanne for organizing and thanks to Joshua Feldman of the great blog, The Coopered Tot, for the sample. Seriously...who … Continue reading Bushmills Black Bush – Review, 2013 Redux

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Powers Special Reserve 12 Year Old Irish Whiskey

It's odd to think that until recently, 1987 to be exact, there were basically just two functioning whiskey distilleries on the entire island of Ireland. The state of Irish Whiskey must have been in a terrible state in 1966 when John Jameson & Sons teamed up with the Cork Distilleries Co. and John Power & … Continue reading Powers Special Reserve 12 Year Old Irish Whiskey

Bushmills Black Bush Irish Whiskey – Review

Ok, aside from being the location we all know and love from the cover of Led Zepplin's "Houses of the Holy" (cue "No Quarter" here, side 2, 3rd song) the Giant's Causeway in northern County Antrim is also the locale for some legendary antics of the Irish hero, Fionn mac Cumhaill. According to one legend, Ol' … Continue reading Bushmills Black Bush Irish Whiskey – Review