Is JJ Whitley the same as Whitley Neill?

Is JJ Whitley the same as Whitley Neill?

JJ Whitley is a recent venture by drinks manufacturer Halewood International, not to be confused with the Whitley Neill gin has been part of Halewood's portfolio since 2009.

What does JJ Whitley Violet gin taste like?

The thing about this gin is that it doesn't taste of gin at all. On its own it tastes of a sweetened, slightly cherry flavoured spirit, more like vodka. With tonic it's not unpleasant but only really tastes of sweetness and very slightly of cherry, and is overpowered by a typical tonic.

Does Lidl sell parma violet gin?

Lidl hasn't listed this particular Hortus gin on its website yet so you'll need to pop to your nearest store to find one. There's 760 Lidl supermarkets in the UK and you can find your nearest one by using the online store finder. ... Aldi also sells a parma violet gin liqueur that shimmers when you shake it for £9.

Can you drink straight gin?

Drinking Gin Straight. Of course, you can always drink your gin straight. ... Just pour the gin over a few ice cubes and drop in a lime wedge if you fancy. Naturally, to enjoy a spirit neat it must be of good quality – there's nothing worse than nasty, bitter, cheap gin.

What is the best alcohol to drink straight?

The Best Liquor to Drink Neat, According to Bartenders

  • Siembra Valles 92 proof Blanco Tequila. If you're going to drink tequila straight, says Dan Greenbaum of Brooklyn's Diamond Reef, go for Siembra Valles. ...
  • NY Distilling Ragtime Rye. ...
  • Del Maguey Mezcal. ...
  • Hakushu 18-Year Whiskey. ...
  • Christian Drouin Calvados. ...
  • Balvenie Caribbean Cask Scotch.

Which alcohol is easiest on liver?

Bellion Vodka is the first commercially-made alcohol with NTX technology — a glycyrrhizin, mannitol and potassium sorbate blend that is clinically proven to be easier on your liver.

What is the smoothest whiskey to drink straight?

Blended whiskey

What is the best Irish whiskey to drink straight?

Here are the top Irish whiskeys to drink now.

  • Best Splurge: Knappogue Castle 16 Year Single Malt. ...
  • Best Single Malt: Tullamore D.E.W. ...
  • Best for Sipping Neat: Redbreast 12 Year. ...
  • Best for Sipping on Ice: Green Spot. ...
  • Best for Irish Coffee: Powers Gold Label. ...
  • Best for Whiskey Ginger: Jameson. ...
  • Most Unique: Tullamore D.E.W.

What is the best bourbon to drink straight?

Because too much good bourbon is barely enough.

  • Best for Sipping: Baker's Kentucky Straight Bourbon. ...
  • Best Cheap: Four Roses Bourbon. ...
  • Best American Bourbon: FEW Bourbon. ...
  • Best Kentucky Bourbon: Woodford Reserve Double Oaked Kentucky Straight Bourbon. ...
  • Best for Old Fashioneds: Knob Creek 9 Year Kentucky Straight Bourbon.

What is the smoothest Irish whiskey?


What is a good cheap Irish whiskey?

Cheapest Whiskey - Irish
Wine NameRegionAvg Price
Paddy Blended Irish Whiskey, County Cork, IrelandIreland$21
Kilbrin Irish Whiskey, IrelandIreland$21
Flannery's Irish Whiskey, IrelandIreland$21
Bushmills Original Triple Distilled Smooth & Mellow Blended Irish Whiskey, Northern IrelandNorthern Ireland$22

Is Irish or Scottish whiskey better?

Again, they say Scottish whisky is stronger thanks to the minimal two distillations. Irish whiskey is smoother and more neutral thanks to the third distillation. Aging of Irish whiskey versus Scottish whisky sets the two apart. Irish whiskey must age for at least three years.

Is Bushmills better than Jameson?

Bushmills is just a touch more complex than Jameson, while also being just a hint smoother. ... Woody flavors are a little more subtle here than in the Jameson. If you have a few more bucks to spend, the Bushmills Black Bush is a nice splurge, with a little more malted barley in the blend, and a little less grain whiskey.

Does Bushmills taste like Jameson?

Bushmills initially has a sharper scent than Jameson with undertones of vanilla, followed by a “tangy floral flavor” on the palate, Handy says. “It also has a longer finish than Jameson,” he says. “And you get more sweet flavors on your tongue and in the back of your throat after you have consumed it.”

What is the best Irish whiskey to buy?

The 13 Best Irish Whiskeys To Celebrate St. Patrick's Day With

  • Jameson Irish Whiskey. ...
  • Teeling Single Grain Irish Whiskey. ...
  • Bushmills 21 Year Single Malt Irish Whiskey. ...
  • Connemara Peated Single Malt Irish Whiskey. ...
  • Green Spot Irish Whiskey. ...
  • Redbreast 12 Year. ...
  • Yellow Spot Single Pot Still 12 Year Old Irish Whiskey.

Is Jameson better than Jack Daniels?

The main differences between Jameson vs Jack Daniel are: Jameson is an Irish Whiskey, whereas Jack Daniels is Tennessee whiskey not a bourbon. ... Jameson is aged in bourbon barrels, sherry butts, and port pipes which impart the complexity of the spirit, whereas Jack Daniels is aged in new American white oak.

What is the best way to drink Jameson?

How You Should Drink Jameson Irish Whiskey

  1. Straight or on the rocks.
  2. Ginger ale (1 part Jameson, 2 parts ginger ale)
  3. Cocktails; (Irish Lemonade, Irish Coffee, The Midleton Mule, The Tipperary, Salt & Honey, Iced Coffee, The Grand Stretch, House Hot Whiskey, The Granny Smithfield)

Is Jameson a good sipping whiskey?

Jameson is a good sipping whiskey. Add a little water to taste. ... If you're just getting into whiskey, especially Irish, you might want to try adding a few drops of water or an ice cube to help with the alcohol burn. It's freaking delicious neat, though, or mixed with good ginger beer and a lime wedge.