Jameson Irish Whiskey

Jameson Irish Whiskey

(0.7l, 40%)


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Jameson Irish Whisky is as Irish as Irish gets.

Back in the late 1700’s Ireland, there was one powerful distilling family in two branches — the Haigs and the Steins. John Jameson was originally from Scotland, but married into the Haig family and moved to Dublin 1777 where he was put in charge of the new Bow Street Distillery which was founded in 1780. After working hard for years, he eventually acquired the entire operation in 1810, and the Jameson & Son Distillery Company was born. Since then Jameson has become the most recognizable and best-selling Irish Whiskey in the world with a wide-ranging product line delivering over 56 million bottles of golden Irish nectar each year.

When the Whiskey-drinking world thinks of Irish Whiskey, they think of Jameson’s. It’s not only the largest selling brand of liquid Irish culture, it is the standard by which all others are measured. The core Jameson’s Whiskey spirit comes from a single distillery in Cork, Ireland, but uses a unique mixture of grain, single malt, and single-pot-still spirits aged seven years. All of the grains are sourced from local fields within a 50-mile radius of the plant, making Jameson’s more than just Irish in style and method — it carries the flavor of the land where it was born.

Smartass Corner: John Jameson used to enjoy sharing a drink and a story with his workers at the end of their work-shift. Jameson’s has always been the working-man’s quality Irish dram and to this day you'll see two barrel men balanced on either side on the bottom of the label.

Tasting Notes

Appearance / Color

Citrine

Nose / Aroma / Smell
Pear and ripe apple with a bit of hops and clove

Flavour / Taste / Palate
Marzipan and hops with cocoa and oak

Finish
Remarkably, it lingers with the essence of milk chocolate and butterscotch.
  • Category
  • Style
    Single Malt Whiskey
  • Region
    Ireland
  • Country
    Ireland
  • Alcohol
    40%
  • Distillery

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green apple
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There are many Irish Whiskey varieties: grain Whiskey, malted barley pot-still-distilled, and ‘pure pot-still’ or ‘single pot still’ as it is now officially known. Then there is Poitin, one of the first spirits ever made.

Tasting Notes

Appearance / Color 
Citrine 

Nose / Aroma / Smell 
Pear and ripe apple with a bit of hops and clove 

Flavour / Taste / Palate
Marzipan and hops with cocoa and oak 

Finish 
Remarkably, it lingers with the essence of milk chocolate and butterscotch.
Ratings & Reviews
Ken
Ken,
A great "gateway" whiskey. I prefer it over Bushmills.
 
David
David,
Jameson is a balanced Irish Whiskey that is affordable and a "go to" if your strapped on cash but still want to have some to drink.
 
Rick
Rick,
This is my go to Whiskey.
 
Scotty
Scotty,
Because it’s Jameson, that’s why.
 
Peter
Peter,
A great everyday Irish whiskey!
 
Nathan
Nathan,
It’s the high class of the low quality whiskeys. Good bang for your buck.
 
Perry
Perry,
Sweet aged oak, very subtle almond legs with barely noticeable vanilla finish. Makes a great hot toddy---------------------------------------------------------------------------- ( 4 tbags of Bombay chai , 4 tbags of vanilla chamomile, sugar to liking while tea is hot. Pour in cup, add Jameson a shot at a time until it has the warmth and love of that spiced cider grandma makes at Christmas.)
 
guest
guest,
Smooth, tastes good
 
Eric
Eric,
I got a lot of brown sugar and a little bit of apple.
 
Joseph
Joseph,
It's great on the rocks. Very smooth
 
Victor
Victor,
I enjoy this as my go to whiskey for shooting but its a little to heavy with an oily sweetness for me to enjoy this as a sipping whiskey.
 
Charles
Charles,
Go to Irish whiskey. Always solid wither straight, on the rocks, or in a cocktail.
 
Bruce
Bruce,
Love on the rocks nice smooth sipping whiskey
 
Michael
Michael,
Call me crazy, but I thought this was a little to strong and I thought it had a bold spicy finish. It could be that I've had a few other whiskeys and it was neat. When I put an ice cube in the glass it calmed down and was a little milder with a shorter finish. I think I prefer it in a mixed cocktail, like an Emerald or Irish Martini.
 
Jarrett
Jarrett,
My go to, never fails whiskey
 
Carmine
Carmine,
My go to! I may be Italian but this Irish nectar holds a warm place in my heart!
 
Don
Don,
Dig it
 
Tyler
Tyler,
Always been my favorite. Smooth and tasty to drink on the rocks but also good to mix with a splash of ginger ale. Good go to for hardcore whiskey drinkers or somebody just getting into whiskey.
 
Jake
Jake,
Loved it wonderful taste. Straight no chaser smooth
 
michael
michael,
Smooth
 
NGP
NGP,
Very smooth and one of the easiest whiskey to drink. It’s my go to.
 
Ian
Ian,
For me this whisky is filled with personal history, so I may have a soft spot for it, however I can't think of a better partner for Ginger Ale. In fact "Jamey and Ginger" is almost an entire chapter of my life at the local irish pub. Easy to find, always tasty, and often the smallest hit to your wallet when out on the town. What's not to love?
 
Jason
Jason,
The classic Jameson is a great "ever day" whiskey to use for basic mixed drinks.
 
Angela
Angela,
Like it , nice smooth overall taste
 
Philip
Philip,
This is a standard go to Irish whiskey... Simple yet delicious and drinkable every day ...sláinte agad-sa
 
Brendan
Brendan,
Tastes even better with a Montecristo
 
Davis
Davis,
The most perfect drink on the rocks paired with a Romeo y Juliet
 
Matt
Matt,
Good for the price level
 
Marc
Marc,
Classic whiskey. Everyone knows about it.
 
Hugo
Hugo,
Has been my basic whiskey of choice for years. Great taste and affordable. Perfect as a Jameson and ginger whenever I'm out.
 
Thomas
Thomas,
My "go to" whiskey. Smooth and easy, good flavor, no after-shudder.
 
guest
guest,
Jameson can be found at nearly every bar in the world—a true standby for the wayfaring whiskey lover. Friendly, but with an underrated spectrum of flavors that nurture my soul. A great way to introduce a skittish friend to the world of whiskey neat.
 
guest
guest,
Stechende Nase voll reifer Früchte, wenig aufregende Zunge, intensiver etwas bitterer Nachgeschmack 7/18 - Wien
 
Larry
Larry,
Standard for irish whiskies. Clean and due to their method of obtaining used bourbon barrels for aging - there are always slightly different notes to pick up on
 
Richard
Richard,
Smooth for shooting.
 
Jim
Jim,
Always smooth and easy going. Mixes well. My favorite Irish Whiskey.
 
Jonathan
Jonathan,
"Nose - 3.00 Taste - 2.00 Aftertaste - 2.25 Overall - 2.30"
 
guest
guest,
I love it. Such a great Irish whisky.
 
Bianca
Bianca,
It’s ok for cocktails. Too sweet for sipping.
 
Ray
Ray,
Staple
 
Michael
Michael,
A classic
 
Elisa
Elisa,
One could enjoy this all evening; straight up, with ginger ale or ginger beer, Irish mule.
 
Tommy
Tommy,
Light. Friendly. Biscuity.
 
Bostjan
Bostjan,
Good wisky to start. Than of course go on with other Jameson’s wisk’s.
 
John
John,
Not bad for the money.
 
Jonathan
Jonathan,
Not crazy about Irish Whiskey but this is the best one I’ve had
 
Daniel
Daniel,
Great mixer with Dr pepper. Killer with strawberry daiquiri.
 
Brent
Brent,
Always a classic Irish that’s smooth with a silky finish
 
Eric
Eric,
Nice smooth Irish whiskey
 
Philip
Philip,
Smooth, too mild at times though.
 
Derrel
Derrel,
Like it alot on the rocks. I prefer the 12 year old.
 
Giovanni
Giovanni,
Smooth and tasty, a must have for every home bar.
 
John
John,
It's my go to whiskey
 
Terry
Terry,
This is my "go to" dram. Very good. I'm not experienced enough to detail the "notes" or it's "profile" - I simply know it's smooth, I like it, and I highly recommend it.
 
Brandon
Brandon,
Great whiskey for the price. Simple, smooth, slightly sweet, easy drinking, staple.
 
Mason
Mason,
Good standasrd Irish whiskey.
 
Dylan
Dylan,
Clean finish
 
William
William,
Very smooth. Sweetness to it. Can sip on all night
 
Danny
Danny,
Good neutral whiskey to drink on the rocks. A little flavor-less for me though.
 
Mariano
Mariano,
I think this is the best profit - cost everyday drink. Slainte!
 
Devlin
Devlin,
Classic. Smoke. Sweet. Smooth. A must for any bar.
 
guest
guest,
Classic. Standby
 
Jonathan
Jonathan,
One of my favorites. It is always smooth and goes with everything
 
Charles
Charles,
Good old standby.
 
guest
guest,
Smooth!
 
Peg
Peg,
Solid, go-to whiskey.
 
guest
guest,
Pretty standard, but the higher the age the higher the flavor
 
Edison
Edison,
Regular ordinary everyday.
 
Aaron
Aaron,
Standard whiskey, not a blend I would care to drink on it's own. Not a lot of distinct flavors.
 
Michael
Michael,
My go to/favorite whiskey!
 
guest
guest,
Gets me crunk
 
guest
guest,
Good for every day. Not much more! This was the first whiskey I have tasted without anything else. It braught me to the world of whiskey.
 
guest
guest,
Default go to blend. Not great, but most bars should stick it
 
Aaron
Aaron,
Good and smooth
 
Daryl
Daryl,
Love the taste. My go to Whiskey
 
guest
guest,
Only tried it once on a long haul flight. I might need to revisit it to make sure this rating is accurate. Wasn't my favourite whisky to date.
 
Anders
Anders,
Good
 
Benjamin
Benjamin,
Standard, affordable, an Irish standard.
 
Kuljit
Kuljit,
For me. The absolute best. Smooth and delicate at the same time. Light honey for me and great if I may with the lightest drop of lemonade. Sorry to those whose disagree.
 
Mr.
Mr.,
This is my everyday whiskey. It is so smooth with a mellow sense of sweetness
 
Deja
Deja,
Smooth by itself or mixed with ginger.
 
guest
guest,
Smooth and easy going as most Irish are.
 
Josh
Josh,
Mix with ginger ale.
 
guest
guest,
Lekkere toegankelijke whiskey
 
guest
guest,
Smooth.
 
guest
guest,
Pfirsich Aprikosen leicht
 
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