Jack Ryan's Beggars Bush 12 Year Single Malt
Jack Ryan // Ireland
Jack Ryan's, also known as the "Beggar's Bush" by locals, is one of Dublin's oldest existing pubs, dating back more than a century, located on Haddington Road. This whiskey celebrates that centennial milestone, and is a revival of the Jack Ryan brand, which stopped production in 1946 when the Dublin Whiskey Distillery shuttered. The bottle depicts the pub in 1913 when it opened, with an image of Jack Ryan himself and his signature. Now that DWD is gone, the whiskey is produced by Teeling, matured 12 years in ex-bourbon casks and is non-chill filtered.
Single MaltDistilled 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.
"The flavors are true classics of Irish whiskey - light orchard fruits, vanilla, honey and oak. A subtle accent of lemon binds it all together to cut the sweetness. Even at a slightly higher proof than most Irish whiskeys, it's very easy drinking, and would make an excellent starter whiskey for the evening."