Bushmills 16 Year

Single Malt

Bushmills // Ireland

  • Cost

  • Distiller Score

    92
  • Avg. Rating

    4.15
    4 out of 5 stars
    ( 308 )

Bushmills 16 is a triple-distilled single malt comprised of two different whiskeys. Both aged at least 16 years concurrently in bourbon, oloroso and port wine casks. They are then combined together in a port pipe for a further 6-9 months.

  • age
    16 Year
  • abv
    40.0
  • Single Malt
    Distilled in pot stills from 100% malted barley, produced at one distillery, aged in barrels; if Scotch or Irish, must be aged for at least three years.
  • Cask Type
    Ex-Bourbon, Ex-Spanish Oloroso Sherry & Ex-Port Pipe

Tasting Notes

"The fragrance on the nose is quite intense with dried fruit and nuts due to the wine finishes on most of the whiskey. Oatmeal raisin cookies, nuts, a dose of dark chocolate, these are all presented on a silver platter. There is an amiable amount of char smoke throughout the dram."

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