Taste Test: Irish whiskey

Money Magazine bought five blended Irish whiskeys and then rounded up a tasting panel of drinkers - including a couple of recent imports - from County Donegal.

Clontarf Irish Whiskey, $23
County Antrim
Clontarf Irish Whiskey, $23
Grade: A
Sniff Test: This whiskey had the strongest and also the richest smell.
Taste: It fills the mouth with a big, pleasant, long-lasting flavor.
Burn: There wasn't much of a burn with this easy-drinking whiskey.
The Bottom Line: We were shocked by how good it smelled and tasted. Perfect for a St. Patrick's Day celebration.

Clontarf

Jameson

Tullamore Dew

Bushmills

Kilbeggan

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