Bushmills 1608 400 Anniversary with 700 ml. and 46 % Vol. A special bottling to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the license to distill aqua vitae in Antrim originally granted in 1608 to Sir Thomas Phillips. Bushmills 1608 has already won 'Best Irish Blended Whiskey (No Age Statement)' at the World Whiskies Awards 2008.
Tasting notes from Michael Jackson:
Nose Distinct rose-like aroma of Bushmills. Sandalwood.
Palate Syrupy, sherryish. Nutty. Almondy.
Finish Hard liquorice. Late rootiness.
Comment Very rich and sweet, but still a Bushmills.