What’s the difference between Scottish and Irish whiskey?
While Scotch comprises malted barley and water, Irish whiskey is made from a yeast-fermented mash of malted cereals (corn, wheat, barley). … Irish whiskey is typically distilled thrice as compared to Scotch which is distilled twice. This extra step results in a lighter drink with a smoother finish.
What is real Irish whiskey?
Irish whiskey can be made with pot-distilled malted and unmalted barley, or blended with column-distilled grain whiskey. And, like Scotch, it can be aged in a variety of post-use spirit/liquor casks, imparting more flavor over time.
What’s better Jameson vs Tullamore Dew?
Jameson is disputably the more common and popular but Tullamore is out there and preferred by many. … Both whiskeys are smooth, almost surprisingly for the price, but Jameson has a more robust profile whereas Tullamore Dew is considerably softer and sweeter.
What type of whiskey is Jack Daniels?
Jack Daniel’s is not a bourbon – it’s a Tennessee Whiskey. Jack Daniel’s is dripped slowly – drop-by-drop – through ten feet of firmly packed charcoal (made from hard sugar maple) before going into new charred oak barrels for maturing. This special process gives Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey its rare smoothness.