Bushmills launches rum cask whiskey
The Caribbean Rum Cask Finish features the award-winning single malt used in Bushmills Original Irish Whiskey, finished in hand-selected fine oak Caribbean Rum casks. It’s then blended with the brand’s signature triple distilled Irish grain whiskey to create tropical fruit and dry spice flavours.
First used in the Caribbean to hold rich rum for a minimum of seven years, each cask has been carefully selected by local rum makers and transported to Ireland. Over years in Bushmills’ warehouses, these casks impart mellow aromas and flavours to our wonderful single malt in the cask finishing process. The casks impart pineapple sweetness, caramelized brown sugar notes and toffee tones, delivering a long, smooth finish to this rich gold spirit.
Helen Mulholland, Bushmills Master Blender, commented:
“The launch of the Cask Finish series is an exciting and innovative move for Bushmills Irish Whiskey. The Cask Finish series adds an extra dimension to our acclaimed Bushmills® Original. As the world’s oldest licensed whiskey distillery, The Old Bushmills Distillery has warehouses bursting with unique casks ageing exquisite whiskey. We’re very excited to bring our latest innovation to new and discerning whiskey drinkers across the island of Ireland.”
The Bushmills Original Cask Finish range is the newest addition to the Bushmills family. Each unique cask finish creates extra flavour, choice and variety for premium Irish whiskey drinkers and spirits explorers. For established Bushmills brand lovers, they represent an exciting alternative and a special reward.