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DESCRIPTION: Bright yellow with amber highlights. Moderately light-bodied. Reminiscent of dried tropical fruits, salt, minerals. Pleasant, with a subtle sherry nose. Light and tangy on the palate with a compact warming finish.
TASTING LOCATION: Tasted under ideal conditions at the Beverage Testing Institute Inc., in Chicago.Distilled at the world's oldest licensed whiskey distillery, the "Old Bushmills" Distillery, licensed in 1608
Uses malted barley that is dried in a closed kiln, giving the whiskey a light, clean taste
Made from a combination of a single malt and a single grain and triple-distilled in copper pot stills
Natural ingredients from the surrounding countryside include: ripe, Irish barley and fresh spring water from St. Columb's Rill, a tributary of the River Bush
Aged a minimum of four years in oak casks
After aging, matured whiskey is blended with light grain whiskey to enhance its smoothness
Bottled at 80-proof
Appealing to drinkers of foreign bottled scotches and other premium whiskies
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