About Bushmills Irish Whiskey
|Founder:||Sir Thomas Phillips|
|Year Founded:||1784 (The whiskey was made under a different name starting in 1608.)|
|Distillery Location:||County Antrim, Northern Ireland|
|Master Distiller / Blender:||Colum Egan, Head Distiller|
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
- On the rocks
- With a bit of water
- With club soda
- With ginger ale