Bushmills Irish Whiskey

Triple-distilled Bushmills Irish Whiskey

About Bushmills Irish Whiskey

Sir Thomas Phillips
Year Founded:
1784 (The whiskey was made under a different name starting in 1608.)
Distillery Location:
County Antrim, Northern Ireland
Visitor Center:

Old Bushmills Distillery
2 Distillery Road
Bushmills, Northern Ireland
Tel: 44 28 207 33218

Master Distiller / Blender:
Colum Egan, Head Distiller
Types of Spirits Made:

Bushmills Irish Whiskey Essential Facts

  • In 1608, Sir Thomas Phillips was awarded a royal license to distill whiskey by King James I.
  • Bushmills was one of the only distilleries to stay open during Prohibition.
  • The Bushmills distillery ceased operations during World War II but was used to house Allied troops.

How you should drink Bushmills Irish Whiskey

  • Straight
  • On the rocks
  • With a bit of water
  • With club soda
  • With ginger ale

Discussion (2)

  • bridget.washington2 posted 1 year ago

    I've tried the Honey Whiskey on the rocks with a twist of lemon its now my favorite.

  • Zak posted 3 years ago

    I tried this when I was in Germany and I love it and been looking for this brand since I made my way back to Texas. Great drink and smooth too.

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