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Irish Whiskey vs World Whiskey

A comparison of the worlds finest Whiskey.

Principle Flavouring Number of Distillations Blend of Stills used Maturation Oak Barrels Colour Taste Smell

Ireland “Irish”

Malted and Unmalted Barley 3 Pot Still, Grain Whiskey and Pot malt whiskey Pot still and Column still 3 years minumum Used charred bourbon, sherry & port Medium Floral/Soft/Fruit Spicy/Complex/ Smooth

Scotland “Scotch”

Malted Barley 2 Pot malt whiskey and Grain whiskey Pot still and Column still 3 years minumum Used charred bourbon, sherry & port Varies on blend/Malt Smokey Peaty Sweet/Dry

USA “Bourbon”

Corn 2 Mixed cereal/grain whiskeys Column still only 2 years minumum New charred Dark Sharp Sharp/Woody/ bitter

Canada “Rye”

Rye 1, 2 or 3 Mixed cereal/grain whiskeys Column still only 3 years minumum Used charred bourbon Lighter Delicate Grainy

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