Bushmills Original

70cl / 40%
  • Blended Irish Whiskey
Bushmills Original
Web Exclusive Price £19.95 £16.63 ex VAT (£28.50 per litre)
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Grain whiskey reserved for Bushmills Original is slowly matured for a minimum of five years in American oak casks before blending with Irish Single Malt whiskey to produce this original blend.
Country
Ireland
Colouring
Yes

Bushmills Original Reviews

40 Customer Reviews

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  • 3
    5 July

    I compared with Jameson triple distilled. The taste of the Bushmills was softer but good. Jameson was stronger and more direct what I like more.

  • 3
    5 June

    Ok but,not one that I would class as a favourite. There's others Id prefer over this. That said,most review it highly so,worth a try. Value for money is good on this whiskey.

  • 5
    15 April

    A whiskey should be rated within the right context. Bushmills Original should not be compared to a 15 yr aged scotch. This is a mellow, smooth whiskey with strong honey notes. It's a perfect drink to have in the afternoon. I absolutely love it.

  • 5
    30 November 2016

    Superb value for money !!

  • 5
    7 October 2016

    Its extra ordinary excellent drink*

  • 5
    8 March 2015

    Love it! For my money, I''d take it over Jameson anyday. The mouthfeel is creamy and full, with the taste comprising rich honey and citrus zest. Though not as smooth as Jameson, it''s pure comfort in a glass.

  • 5
    13 November 2014

    Wow! always a favourite of mine, value for money is fantastic, this and Teeling is neck and neck for taste/quality, it would be unfair to declare one a winner over the other.

  • 5
    8 September 2014

    The greatest whiskey in the world.

  • 5
    1 September 2014

    Far better than Jameson.

  • AGW 6 June 2014

    A very friendly whiskey, with a good, clean taste, and well-deserving of its good reputation. Nothing special, but good, honest whiskey.

  • Paddy, Edinburgh 20 January 2014

    Very nice, I found this a little more interesting than Jameson, it has a nice honey taste to it with a some green fruits and vinilla. Yes there are better blends out there but that doesn't mean this shouldn't be tried, if you like Irish whiskey give it go there's a good chance you'll like it.

  • Anonymous 23 December 2013

    It's a lovely sipping drink, that fills you with the Irish warmth of your ancestory!

  • Anonymous 17 December 2013

    I notice that all the bushmills whiskies are getting better and better; and that goes for the 10 yo malt and this white bush especially, in my humble opinion. My theory is that the blend is improving because of the malts in it improving, and cask selection etc getting right up there!

  • Rob, Harrogate 27 October 2013

    Goes well with rum and raisin ice cream.

  • The Colonel 24 March 2013

    A decent value blend and ideal for everyday sipping. I find the sweetness well balanced with a bit of spice and vanilla. It has grown on me and at this price it's the kind of drink you are happy to share with friends who wouldn't appreciate the finer bottles in your collection!

  • Juergen - Netherlands 24 December 2012

    Compared to Jameson, Bushmills is less spicy and less sweet. The latter is something I certainly prefer in a whiskey. Whereas Jameson has gotten more notes of unripe green fruits, Bushmills is a 'warmer' whiskey with more 'woody' influences (but it certainly does not taste like wood like some Bourbons of very old malts do). In all an excellent blend which has a permanent place on my cupboard shelves.

  • Mikko 1 December 2012

    This is a good one! I have tasted hundreds of scottish and japanese blends and single malts, but only a few irish whiskeys. Bushmills original is a very well crafted blended whiskey with pleasant fruity vanilla character and surprisingly long finish. On the other hand the complexity is reduced by strong vanilla and toffee influence.

  • Grant Melville, Falkirk 5 July 2012

    Delicious, fruity, understated. Reminds me of recent Black Bottle, a lighter touch, but still packing a punch. At the price, an excellent quality whiskey.

  • Anonymous 24 March 2012

    This is a quality whiskey. Compared to Jameson, it's less spicy/hot in the back of your throat. Makes for a great sipping whiskey. I've also found that this works extremely well when mixed with Coca Cola. Bushmills Original is a decent, cheap and classy Irish. What more can you really ask for?

  • MK 11 February 2012

    I love Bushmills. I have tried their entire range and even own a nice little bottle of their Millenium Malt, waiting for that special day when it's opened... But I have to say, their original is easily the least favorite whiskey I've ever had. It tastes too 'spirity' to me. In the same price range, I'd go for the Jameson I'm afraid.

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