This is 100% Irish malt whiskey and distilled in Irelands famous Bushmills distillery. It is aged for 10 years in oak casks and then matured in two different casks one a bourbon and the other being a sherry, bourbon to mellow the whiskey and sherry to add a hint of sweetness. Once matured, each bottle is numbered and signed. This exceptional Irish whiskey is golden honey amber in colour, the aroma has a great nose and notes of floral background. On the palate it is wonderfully fresh and fruity with a lingering finish that seems like a lifetime. The Irishman was voted Exceptional best buy and awarded Gold with 94 points at the ISW, Europe most prestigious spirit awards. Dollar to dollar, euro for euro, this is the best Irish whiskey out there for the price. Also in the San Francisco world spirit championship, it won a double gold for the worlds best Irish malt.