Bushmills Black Bush has an intriguing name and an intriguing flavour. Right from the pour you’ll be able to notice the dark colouring’ because of the maturing for as much as seven years in Spanish oloroso sherry casks and sweet bourbon barrels. As for the taste’ this 8% malt premium whiskey floats around the tongue to deliver dark’ velvety fruity notes all through to the back of your throat.”
Rich and enticing at the nose, with sweet Sherry, characteristic Irish whiskey oiliness, honey and blackcurrants. The palate is a posh blend of sweet and more austere, moderately metallic, notes; berries and restrained cinnamon spice.
Matured in Sherry Casks, a uniquely high proportion of 80% malt whiskey, with 20% of a sweet, batch distilled grain whiskey
Nose: Big, full wealthy fruitcake aroma. Intense sherry sweetness, developing into dried fruit/raisin/Christmas cake notes.
Palate: Soft, silky texture with nutty character.
Finish: A lingering sweetness. Remarkable balance between the ability from Sherry-seasoned casks and the smoothness of the spirit