“What whiskey will not cure, there is no cure for.”
What is Irish Whiskey?
If you’re reading this article, you’re likely already intimately familiar with what whiskey, and more specifically Irish whiskey, is…However, for those that don’t, Irish whiskey is simply a spirit made and distilled in Ireland.
Typically made with barely, wheat, corn, or a blend of the three, Irish whiskey boasts a unique distillation process, more often than not undergoing a triple distillation process for smoother taste.
You may be wondering, then, what makes Irish whiskey different from the rest? Other than its origins in Ireland, Irish whiskey also boasts a more elaborate distillation and fermentation process, maturation timeline, and taste (typically smoother and more welcoming to the palette). Bringing it full circle, there are for distinct types of Irish whiskey: Blended, Single Malt, Single Pot Still, and Grain!
While the debate is still out on whether or not Irish whiskey is the best whiskey, id find it hard to argue to the contrary.
If you’ve never tried it before and are willing to give it a shot, this list is for you!