Bushmills 10 yo Single Malt

40% ABV

Old Bushmills Distillery – Bushmills, County Antrim, NI.  The source is the River Bush

Ireland’s oldest distillery (1608 – grant from King James I) - now owned by Jose Cuervo – bought from Diageo 2014 for £500m

Big expension plans – new £30m distillery planned – double production

Benchmark’ Irish Single Malt

-  Greater depth of flavour than ‘std’ Irish Whiskeys

-  Former Irish Single Malt Whiskey winner @ World Whiskeys Awards

-  Matured in Bourbon & Oloroso casks

Part of the Bushmills ‘family’      

- Original (NAS) - mixture of malt & lighter grain whiskies (36 awards in 2016)

- Blackbush (NAS) - black – risher, deeper from sherry caks

- 16 yo - purple - oloroso and bourbon casks

- 21 yo – 19 in oloroso & 2 in Madiera casks


Light fruity & spicy aromas (P)

Banana skins


Melted chocolate that rest on the tongue before releasing honey on the cheeks (P)

Very fruity, chocolate pudding


Crisp & clean, gently dries off (P)

Floral, tannic

With water

Nectarine chunks in low fat yoghurt!