Sunday, March 18, 2007

Forbes lists ten best Irish Whiskeys

Whether you consider yourself a beverage connoisseur or just want some help getting your Irish on this St. Patrick's Day, Forbes has compiled a list of their top ten must-drink Irish Whiskeys. Ranging in price from $17 - $1000 per bottle, you can certainly find something on this list that will fit any budget, and perhaps discover something new for your palate as well. Without further ado, Forbes.com's selections:
  • Bushmills 21 year old (single malt), $115, Bushmills Distillery, County Antrim
  • Midleton Very Rare (blend), $150, Midleton Distillery, County Cork
  • Redbreast 12-year-old (pure pot still), $50, Midleton Distillery, County Cork
  • Green Spot (pure pot still), $60, Midleton Distillery, County Cork
  • Jameson 18-year-old (blend), $65, Midleton Distillery, County Cork
  • Knappogue Castle 1951 (pure pot still), $1000, Distillery now defunct, less than one thousand bottles left in the world
  • Connemara Cask Strength (single malt), $60, Cooley Distillery, County Louth
  • Jameson 12-year-old (blend), $33, Midleton Distillery, County Cork
  • Black Bush (blend), $29, Bushmills Distillery, County Antrim
  • Powers Irish Whiskey, $17, Midleton Distillery, County Cork
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