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Irish Whiskey - a small guide

So I went over my feeds on feedly, which are obviously quite beverage heavy - and an article off Bevvy caught my eyes: Best Irish Whiskey under $50.

Well - there hasn’t been any news for me (well - it is an average selection - though with mentionably a deserved first place: Red Breast 12 years old) - however in the descriptions, several issues (read: mistakes) caught my attention.

I don’t want to call out here - however I thought, it would make sense, to repeat the respective categories of Irish whiskey and explain a bit!?

So here we are - the “ultimate” Irish Whiskey Style Guide:

Irish Blended Whiskey Irish blended whiskey is almost the same as Scotch blended whisky - with 2 differences: a) there is an ‘e’ in the whiskey, and b) one more category of whiskey is allowed in the BLEND: Irish Grain WhiskeyIrish (Single) Malt WhiskeyIrish Pot Still Whiskey(and as non whiskey only water is also allowed)While Irish Blended Whiskey hasn’t been the original (authentic?) Irish whiskey…