Bushmills Red Bush Irish Whiskey - Grain & Vine | Curated Wines, Rare Bourbon and Tequila Collection

Bushmills Red Bush Irish Whiskey

$ 3

Irish whiskey makes a great option for thrifty handle purchases, with many of the major distillers offering the size, including this recent release from Northern Ireland’s oldest distillery.

Aged exclusively in ex-bourbon barrels, this blend of single malt and grain whiskey is, not surprisingly, bourbon-like on the nose, with notes of molasses. A youthful dram-it’s thought to be just a little older than the legally required three years-the whiskey is a tad aggressive at just 40% ABV, but its spicy palate is balanced by cinnamon apples, cotton candy, and caramel, with a dry and woody finish