What Are Some Types of Irish Whiskey?


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Types of Irish whiskey include grain whiskey, blended Irish whiskey and single pot still whiskey. Grain whiskey is distilled from unmalted grains and column stills to achieve a lighter taste. An example of this type of whiskey is Greenore.

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What Are Some Types of Irish Whiskey?
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Blended Irish whiskey is typically a mix of malt and grain whiskey. The taste and quality of this type of whiskey improve with higher malt ratios. An example of a blended whiskey is Bushmills original. Single pot still whiskey is made with malted and unmalted barley and requires a pot still for distillation. Green Spot is an example of a single pot still whiskey.

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