Although Bushmills will claim to be the oldest Irish whiskey, there can be little doubt that Jameson is the most famous and widespread. Jameson today is distributed in 122 countries worldwide and accounts for the largest share of the global Irish whiskey market, which is estimated at over 22 million bottles per year.
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Hugely popular Irish blend, renowned for its affinity with ginger ale. The default springboard into the fascinating world of Irish whiskey, Jameson's quality has improved massively in the last 10-15 years and it's one of Jim Murray's favourites, with 95 points in the Whisky Bible 2013.
A special pot still whiskey-heavy version of Jameson. Select Reserve has lots of first fill bourbon and sherry casks in the mix giving it a much richer flavour than regular Jameson, with a strong sherried note.
Formerly only available in travel retail, this 1L Jameson's Signature Reserve is comprised of a high proportion of pure potstill whisky, much of which has been matured in Oloroso sherry casks. Sounds good.
Formerly known as '1780' in reference to the year the original Jameson distillery in Bow Street, Dublin, was founded, this has recently been relaunched as 'Special Reserve'. A smooth, spicy, sweet potstill-based blend.
The superlative Jameson 18yo has long been considered one of the brightest stars of the range. This blend of two potstill whiskies and a single grain is matured in Oloroso sherry casks and finished in bourbon wood for 6 months for a brilliantly complex potstill character.
The ne plus ultra from Jameson, this has been blended with some of the oldest and rarest whiskeys from Jameson's maturing stock - one of which was a pot-still whiskey matured in a port pipe, which adds an extra fruitiness to the final assemblage. More than justifies the price tag - this is one of the greatest Irish whiskies ever bottled, we feel.
A very rare Jameson's - this 15yo is pure pot still whiskey, with no grain whiskey content at all. Bottled for the Millennium, this is now almost impossible to find. < Please note this bottle hyas a low fill level as shown in the photograph.
A very rare Jameson's - this 15yo is pure potstill whiskey, with no grain whiskey content at all. Bottled for the Millennium, this Jameson, considered by many connoisseurs to be the finest produced, is now almost impossible to find.
A beautiful looking bottle of Jameson's three star whiskey, released back in the 1960s. It's proudly marked with an age statement, unlike many whiskies of the era, claiming 'Not a drop is sold till it's seven years old'.
An old bottling of 1950 vintage Jameson bottled for wine merchants Averys of Bristol. Distilled in February, this was one of the last two butts owned by the company and were bottled in the Autumn of 1983 at 33 years of age.
An old bottle of Jameson's whiskey which was bottled sometime in the 1940s for export to the US. This whiskey has been aged for a minimum of 7 years and has been bottled at a rather interesting strength of 87 proof (43.5%).