Handpicked by IWSC
Spirits Handpicked by IWSC 31 July 2020

Top 5 Irish whiskeys

Irish whiskey is one of the fastest growing spirits categories in the world. Here are five great selections from our sister company IWSC
Introduction and recommendations by
IWSC experts

Scotland may be the country best known for producing outstanding whiskies, but it’s not the only place you can turn to for a great dram. More and more distilleries are popping up across Ireland, making Irish whiskey one of the fastest growing spirits categories in the world.

The category offers a broad range of styles and production methods, including double and triple distillation, peated and single malts, and even a unique single pot still whiskey.

Our selection here – each awarded 95 points and above by the experts at our sister company IWSC – encompasses both single malts and blends, single pot still whiskey and even a 16-year-old single malt matured in Oloroso sherry and Moscatel wine casks, resulting in a singular sweet flavour profile of honeysuckle, Champagne and jasmine.

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