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Overall rating
72.40/100
votes
214
Category
Blend
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Label
IRISH WHISKEY TRIPLE DISTILLED
Barcode
5010103917087
Added on
31 Jan 2010 2:14 pm
Colored

Average value

€ 17.51

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Whisky Reviews for Bushmills Original

37 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 72.40 points

  1. Kilo1 scored this whisky 60 points Expert Junior

    I do not share the enthusiasm from this distillery. Empty whiskey, boring, although not bad quality. But for my money it’s very expensive.

  2. Malthead19 scored this whisky 54 points Expert Senior

    - classic Irish pub whiskey
    - only to be enjoyed with beer
    - clear typical touch of a "cheaper" blend
    - gives significantly better "simple" Irish blend whiskeys
    • Nose
      - smells strongly of alcohol,
      - typically young sprittig unpleasant "gray smell"
      - but also the sweet Irish touch in the background
    • Taste
      slight burning sensation on the palate and on the lips, watery character, somewhat sweet, unfortunately also tastes like a "cheap whiskey"
    • Finish
      short finish with metallic aftertaste

  3. nallacam scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    Simple product with a solid taste.
    In a blind tasting rated by some quite high ;-)

  4. Gearmailteach scored this whisky 74 points Expert Senior

    Ok for playing cards. Nothing to enjoy.
    • Nose
      75 75
      Something bright fruit. Slightly sprightly. Lots of malt, caramel, vanilla, pear and some honey.
    • Taste
      74 74
      Sweet-fruity, then malt and cereals, then sprightly Grain notes.
    • Finish
      72 72
      Short finish. Some malt, cereals.

  5. schengel10 scored this whisky 54 points Connoisseur

    Simple Irish blend with tin screw cap, cheap and suitable for mixing!
    • Nose
      sweet and distinctly alcoholic (sprittig);
    • Taste
      sweet, citrus fruits, noticeable alcohol notes (sprittig), youth, high percentage of grain (bitterness);
    • Finish
      short sweet-sprit finish;

  6. whiskyd scored this whisky 69 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      74 74
    • Taste
      68 68
    • Finish
      66 66

  7. drinkwater scored this whisky 75 points Member Senior

    It's an average budget irish whiskey. Not very complex but not too shabby for drinking with friends or just to relax

  8. Falnor scored this whisky 69 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      68 68
    • Taste
      69 69
    • Finish
      69 69

  9. Rien scored this whisky 74 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      72 72
    • Taste
      72 72
    • Finish
      73 73

  10. ApricotOne scored this whisky 74 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      74 74
    • Taste
      75 75
    • Finish
      72 72

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