Irish Whiskey2020-06-12T15:27:34+00:00

Irish Whiskey

At the end of 2018 sales of Irish whiskey had risen at reached a staggering 10.7 million 9-litres cases, up from 4.4 million cases in 2008, in 2020 sales are projected to exceed 12 million, and by 2030 to be around 24 million mark.

Where Scotch whiskey is made from malted barley and generally has a fuller, heavier taste than many other whiskies. By contrast Irish whiskey, is made from unmalted barley and is renowned for its sweet and smooth flavour but still has the complexity of a full blown brown spirit.

Jameson remains market leader, but McGregor’s Proper No Twelve becomes fourth biggest brand in global sales.

We have a huge range of popular bourbon brands available like Bushmills, Jameson , Tullamore, Teeling, Green Spot, Powers,
McGregor’s Proper No Twelve and many more.

Buy your favourite Irish online with confidence at great prices with free delivery on eligible orders.

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Proper No. Twelve (12) Irish Whiskey 70 cl | Smooth and Triple distilled
Nose: Vanilla pod, floral barley and a touch of sandalwood. Palate: Orchard fruit and honey notes arrive first, backed up by a kick of white pepper. Finish: Drying...
£22.00
Wild Turkey Rare Breed Bourbon Whiskey, 70 cl
Wild Turkey Rare Breed has a remarkable, rich and smooth flavour with hints of light oranges, mint and notes of sweet tobacco It is blended...
£53.00
Tullamore Dew 12 Year Old Whiskey 70cl
12 year old Irish Whiskey Blended
£54.98
Tullamore D.E.W Blended Irish Whiskey 35cl Half Bottle
1 x 35cl Bottle Alcohol by Volume : 40% Best Served At Room Temperature
£15.95
The Pogues Irish Whiskey Miniature – 5cl
The Pogues Irish Whiskey Miniature - 5clThe Pogues is the official Irish Whiskey of the legendary band of the same name.The Pogues Irish Whiskey is...
£3.74
Teeling Single Malt Irish Whiskey, 70 cl
Vibrant on the nose with notes of Melon, figs, toffee and lemon Taste is a balance of dry fruits, citrus, vanilla, spice and cloves The...
£47.45
Teeling Single Grain Irish Whiskey, 70 cl
Spice and fruit notes mingle with an underlying sweet nose Strong spice at the start developing into lush red berries and grapes, with drying tannin...
£41.95
Teeling Small Batch Tin Whisky Glass Pack, 70 cl
Teeling Whiskey Co. Whisky Metal Box 70cl / 700ml
£49.50
Redbreast 15 Year Old Single Pot Still Whisky, 70 cl
A sumptuous single pot still whiskey with a great degree of ageing, Redbreast 15 is richer, earthier and stronger than its 12 year old sibling....
£94.60
Redbreast Lustau Edition Sherry Finish Irish Whiskey, 70cl
Nose has dark fruits, prunes, dates figs, toasted oak and spice On the palate it is well balanced with fresh sherry and redbreast spices Creamy...
£52.89
Redbreast 21 Year Old Single Pot Still Whisky, 70cl
Redbreast 21 year old is the fine representation of the signature Redbreast sherry style - it is the oldest and richest permanent expression available. The...
£237.95
Personalised Peaky Blinders Irish Whiskey Gift Set with Whisky Glass (70cl)
Personalised Peaky Blinders Irish Whiskey Gift Set Contains: 1 x Peaky Blinders Whiskey (70cl), 2 x Fentimans Curiosity Cola Cans (250ml) Perfect Gift for all...
£44.95
Paddy Old Irish Whiskey with Luxury Hinged Stained Wooden Box
Free Delivery on every purchase from Gifts2Drink Every gift box is assembled by hand here in the UK by Gifts2Drink Complimentary message card
£53.75
Paddy Old Irish Whiskey 70cl Bottle
1 x 70cl Bottle Alcohol by Volume : 40% Best Served At Room Temperature
£22.25
Kilbeggan Original Traditional Irish Whiskey 1 Litre
Smooth and malty whiskey Smooth and gentle with nut oils, hazelnut and barley The palate is of good body with honeyed sweetness and malt
£26.95
Jameson Original Blended and Triple Distilled Irish Whiskey, 70 cl
Jameson Irish whiskey is a blend of the best pot still and fine grain whiskies that is as versatile as it is smooth It is...
£18.00
Jameson 18 Year Old Blended Whiskey, 70 cl with Wooden Box Edition
Jameson 18 Year Old Irish Whiskey is the ideal premium present for any gifting occasion - housed in an intricate laser carved wooden box as...
£229.99
Jameson Crested Triple Distilled Blended Irish Whiskey, 70 cl
A rich pot still whiskey blended with our signature grain whiskey, matured in a combination of sherry casks and bourbon barrels The high proportion of...
£26.99

Irish Whiskey FAQ’s

What is the difference between whiskey and Irish whiskey?2020-05-09T20:05:55+00:00

The main difference between the two whiskeys is their primary ingredients. The primary ingredient of Irish whiskey is barley while the American whiskey can be corn, rye, or wheat. When it comes to taste, the Irish whiskey gives off a lighter and less sweet flavor than the full-bodied version of the American whiskey.

What is a good Irish whiskey?2020-05-09T20:05:55+00:00
  • The Dead Rabbit Irish Whiskey. drizly.com. …
  • Tullamore D.E.W. Original. reservebar.com. …
  • Redbreast 15 Year. reservebar.com. …
  • Bushmills Original. reservebar.com. …
  • Jameson Irish Whiskey. drizly.com. …
  • Powers Gold Label. …
  • Teeling Single Grain Irish Whiskey. …
  • Knappogue Castle Single Malt 16 Year.
What does Irish whiskey taste like?2020-05-09T20:05:55+00:00

Irish whiskey tastes like: Very, very smooth and less sweet than most American bourbons. Great for sipping.

What is the difference between Irish whiskey and bourbon?2020-05-09T20:05:55+00:00

Scotch is whisky made in Scotland, while bourbon is whiskey made in the U.S.A, generally Kentucky. Scotch is made mostly from malted barley, while bourbon is distilled from corn. … But in Ireland, you’ll get Irish whiskey (yep, they spell it differently for a little colour).

What is the top selling Irish whiskey?2020-05-09T20:05:55+00:00

Jameson. More than the world’s most popular Irish whiskey brand (by a substantial margin), Jameson is one of the bestselling labels, period.

What is the most famous Irish whiskey?2020-05-09T20:05:55+00:00
  • Redbreast 15 Year. …
  • Bushmills Original. …
  • Jameson Irish Whiskey. drizly.com. …
  • Powers Gold Label. reservebar.com. …
  • Teeling Single Grain Irish Whiskey. wine.com. …
  • Knappogue Castle Single Malt 16 Year. reservebar.com. …
  • Green Spot Irish Whiskey. reservebar.com. …
  • Slane Irish Whiskey. drizly.com.
What is the best Irish whiskey to drink straight?2020-05-09T20:05:55+00:00
  • 01 of 10. Redbreast Irish Whiskey. …
  • 02 of 10. Connemara Peated Single Malt Irish Whiskey. …
  • 03 of 10. Tipperary Watershed Single Malt. …
  • 04 of 10. Teeling Small Batch Irish Whiskey. …
  • 05 of 10. Kilbeggan Small Batch Rye Irish Whiskey. …
  • 06 of 10. Tullamore D.E.W. …
  • 07 of 10. …
  • 08 of 10.
Is Jameson or Bushmills better?2020-05-09T20:05:55+00:00

Bushmills initially has a sharper scent than Jameson with undertones of vanilla, followed by a “tangy floral flavor” on the palate, Handy says. “It also has a longer finish than Jameson,” he says. “And you get more sweet flavors on your tongue and in the back of your throat after you have consumed it.”

What whiskey do Irish drink?2020-05-09T20:05:55+00:00

There are several types of whiskeys distilled in Ireland, most notably: malt, single pot still, grain and blended. Examples of Irish whiskey include Black Bush, Tyrconnell, Bushmills, Red Breast, Jameson, Powers Gold Label, and Tullamore Dew to name a few.

What is the smoothest tasting Irish whiskey?2020-05-09T20:05:55+00:00

Named after an island off the east coast of Ireland, Lambay whiskey is aged in bourbon barrels and finished in cognac casks. That gives it a honeyed flavor and a smooth finish, making it a nice upgrade from standard Irish whiskeys without the high price tag.

What is unique about Irish whiskey?2020-05-09T20:05:55+00:00

Irish whiskey is one of the world’s great styles of whiskey. It’s most often triple-distilled from unmalted barley that is typically blended with grain whiskey, though there are single malts as well. Made entirely in Ireland, it’s a favorite worldwide, especially in the U.K. and U.S., due to its exceptional smoothness.

Is Irish whiskey smoother than Scotch?2020-05-09T20:05:55+00:00

Misconception: Irish whiskey is smoother than Scotch because Scotch is made with smoky peat, whereas Irish whiskey is unpeated.

Do Irish people drink Jameson?2020-05-09T20:05:55+00:00

There are several types of whiskeys distilled in Ireland, most notably: malt, single pot still, grain and blended. Examples of Irish whiskey include Black Bush, Tyrconnell, Bushmills, Red Breast, Jameson, Powers Gold Label, and Tullamore Dew to name a few.

What is the most expensive Irish whiskey?2020-05-09T20:09:30+00:00

The world’s most expensive Irish whiskey is now for sale.

Thought to be the world’s most expensive Irish whiskey, Midleton Very Rare Silent Distillery Chapter One and is available for purchase from February 2018 priced around $35k .

What is the national drink of Ireland?2020-05-09T20:05:55+00:00

What is The National Drink of Ireland? Irish whiskey is The Most Famous Drink of Ireland.

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