I always reach for bourbon when I want a tasty pour of whiskey. Sure, I’ve had a number of scotches I have enjoyed and I have the requisite bottle of Jameson on my bar, but when I crave whiskey I crave bourbon. That’s why, after trying a number of world whiskies at Whiskies of the World last year, I had to pin down some bourbon late in the evening just to get my wits about me.
However, every year around March 17th I get the craving for a nice glass of Irish whiskey; enter West Cork Irish Whiskey. West Cork makes some fantastic, affordable Irish whiskey that will impress at your St. Patrick’s Day party much more than a dusty bottle of Jameson. Let’s see what the distillery has to say about it: