Jameson’s The Blender’s Dog Irish Whiskey Reaches the US

It's butterscotch notes all the way in this second release from the brand's Whiskey Makers series

One can gage from its name that The Blenders Dog is an homage expression from Jameson. That said, it’s not an ode to a pawed pet. Rather, this second expression to be released from the Whiskey Makers Series, goes out to the brand’s Head Blender Billy Leighton and his frequently used tool, the dog. A dog is a dipper that blenders use to remove samples …

Bushmills’ Red Bush Irish Whiskey

A new bourbon-like expression just in time for St Patrick's Day

As we’ve noted for years now, the state of Irish whiskey remains strong. Typically lighter and sweeter than its Scottish peers, Irish whiskey’s an easy entry point to the brown spirits world, but allows for plenty of room to investigate nuance and depth. There’s a substantial amount of both in Bushmills‘ new Red Bush, an expression they’ve produced with the American bourbon drinker in mind. …

The Best Whiskeys for Winter Holiday Gifting

From scotch and Irish single pot still to bourbon and rye

The word whiskey (or whisky, depending on region of production) means innumerable things to a great many people. This brown spirit category plays catch-all for everything from the smokiest scotches to the oakiest bourbons. There are single malts and single pot stills. There are blends of every fashion, and for every taste. It can be exceptionally hard to choose whiskey for somebody else without first …