Day 181 – 1608 And All That…

So they told us today on the Bushmills Whisky Tour that the distillery was granted it’s first license back in 1608, so over 400 years of continuous production. Whether or not it’s true, it was a great tour and I’ve a bottle of fine malt to take home…

Visitor Centre bar at Bushmills – iPhone XR
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Day 177 – Whiskey or Whisky…?

Well of course, in Scotland, it’s always ‘whisky’, but here in Ireland it’s definitely ‘whiskey’. It’s claimed that whiskey was distilled in Ireland long before it was ‘discovered’ in Scotland, but no one knows for sure…

Lowry’s Whiskey Bar – iPhone XR