Best Irish Whiskey of 2021

When thinking of the great country of Ireland, their delicious whiskey definitely comes to mind. It might be surprising to hear that there are only a few distilleries throughout the country, making the perfect Irish whiskey cocktail a little harder to find. Here are the top bottles from 2021 that you’ll want to try!

Jameson Irish Whiskey

Best For Your Buck

If you’re not looking to break the bank, you’ll want to consider trying the Tullamore D.E.W Original Irish Whiskey.

This bottle can be purchased on the Drizly app for only $14 and is a simple smooth 80 proof whiskey that would go perfectly into a whiskey and ginger or a delicious caramel Irish coffee.

Best For Beginners

Not really a whiskey drinker? If you’re looking to expand your palette, Jameson Irish whiskey would be the perfect option. Chances are you already know the brand from your local bar or liquor store.

Jameson is another affordable bottle ranging from $16 to $24 and is 80-proof whiskey. It includes a delicious mix of spices, vanilla, and nuts. If you’re just beginning to explore the world of whiskey, this bottle is for you.

Best For the Money

If you’re looking for an affordable whiskey that seems high-end, the Irishman Single Malt is the way to go. This bottle ranges from $29 – $50 but will leave your guests thinking you spent a lot more. This delicious malt has a flavor of fruits, vanilla, and almond that’s award-winning and top-rated. If you’re on a budget, you’ll be impressed with this bottle.

Best For Irish Coffee

After trying Kilbeggan Single Grain Irish Whiskey you’ll understand why the experts say it was made for mixed drinks. This bottle also has an affordable price tag of $20 which makes it even more appealing.

Corn is the single grain used in this whiskey which creates a wonderful sweet flavor. You’ll also enjoy hints of nutmeg, butter, and vanilla creating the perfect Irish coffee.

Best Overall

The top pick from 2021 is the Redbreast 15 Year Irish Whiskey. This bottle has a bit of a higher price tag of $70 – $125 but after trying this flavor you’ll understand why. This whiskey is aged for a minimum of 15 years with a flavor described as beautiful by the experts. You’ll experience numerous flavors including malt, caramel, and a hint of fruit. It’s definitely a must try for any whiskey drinker.

Visit McGrath’s Irish Ale House

Now that you’ve learned a little more about the best of the best when it comes to whiskey, check out McGrath’s Irish Ale House for great Irish food and where you can find all of your favorite flavors of whiskey.

We are located at 8110 Lakewood Main St. in Lakewood Ranch, FL. Additionally, you can reach us by phone at 941-210-4398.

Stop by today for a true taste of Ireland and the best Whiskey tasting experience!