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Wexford, This page was last edited on 15 February 2023, at 23:21. To this day, even though IDL sold the Bushmills distillery to Diageo a number of years ago, the bottling facility at Bushmills still handles some of the bottling of Jameson, Powers & Paddys. And it was always welcomed as a special Balkan business bestowal, to grease whatever wheels needed turning. Holy moly, Nose Me, Ill opt mostly for the great spirits of the independent Cooley Distillery, located just north of Dublin. One more thing Since Pernod Ricard shut down the grain stills at the old Bushmills distillery, all of the grain whiskey in Bushmills is from Middleton! Class dismissed. My wifes grandmother an active protestant would not let me in her house due to my faith. Bushmills is produced from 100% malted barley and grain whiskey (which it receives from the Midleton Distillery in Co. Cork where Jameson is made). I remember back in my younger days hearing of the Troubles and feeling for those involved and I felt mostly for the Catholics. All of it. Those whiskeys seem to get along just fine! To those who want to talk about Catholic vs Protestant issues, at least go visit the country before assuming anything.  However, with many of the Irish distilleries having closed in the early 20th century in part due to their failure to embrace a change in consumer preference towards blended whiskey, Powers were instrumental in convincing the remaining Irish distilleries to reconsider their stance on blended whiskey.. This is because Guinness is now seen as a world-wide iconic Irish brand and brings in lots of money to the southern Irish economy. All in all meaning, were I to have gone to Ireland to visit, my relatives would probably have been more confused than was I. I would wager that half the comments are from people that have never been to Irelandif I drink vodka does this make me a communist -no! and Rangers F.C., the two largest Scottish football clubs sometimes referred to as the Old Firm, whose support base is traditionally predominantly Catholic and Protestant respectively. The make up of the folks who work at Bushmills reflects the religous makeup of Northern Ireland roughly 40% Roman Catholic. Im sure there were dodgy discriminatory practices based on race or religion in most big corporations in many countries in the past. Delicious, soothing, contemplative. Whiskey and Cocktails Uisce Beatha or Water of Life has been distilled in Ireland for many centuries and possibly even for millennia. Potatoes for supper Mmmm..Middleton distillery. Any particular reason why in 1998-1999 Bushmills would have distilled of at least bottle up for Jameson ????? I can solve this argument. Such days are long over, and Dew is rapidly making up the difference in sales, and has already overtaken Jamison in may countries in Europe. In whiskey world Northern Ireland is considered to be part of the irish island so no reason to judge Bushmills to be protestant or not. Have a good one. 12 years of Catholic school in Queens, NY which is probably why Ive been a Buddhist for the last 35+. Whiskey has no religion. Have heard that Jim Beam (the new owners of the Cooley distillery) may discontinue production on contracted whiskies such as this in order to focus squarely on putting Kilbeggan up against Jameson, Bushmills & Tullamore Dew. If you dont beleive in god the whole situation would appear ridiculous. Im not sure if this is truth or myth but I cannot drink Bushmills due to there even being a chance of truth in that because of the awful stories I heard about those F&[emailprotected]$&$ convicts (the black and tans) the Brits let loose on the people of Ireland. You will love this stuff. -as he grabbed the Red Breast off the shelf. Instead, American Catholics drew exten sively from an earlier movement launched by Father Mathew, a Catholic friar in Ireland.1 This article analyzes the ways in which lay Catholics adapted temperance 1. Delicious. Despised it. Yep, he was referring to a certain product from Bushmills.. I am for Bushmills especially sprinkled over banana bread. However, ownership remained in the family until 1966, and several descendants of his sisters remained at work with the company until recent times. Required fields are marked *. The Fair Employment Commission gave Bushmills a clean bill of health. Yes, it is definitely misguided, even nuts, but its not a myth. mhermher 9 yr. ago I always remark "that's Protestant whiskey" at any mention of bushmills, but no one ever catches the reference. Also, what in the heck does Virginia have to do with Kentucky Bourbon??? The town of Bushmills is a black hole. Raised going to church every goddamned Sunday. , Do note that the greatest tv show of all time, The Wire, always showed the Baltimore cops ordering Jameson in the bars, and the hero, McNulty, becomes indignant when only Bushmills is available at a partys open bar ( I guess most of the cops were Irish Catholic ), so traditions prevailed. Bushmills is distilled in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. Ian Paisley MP, Euro MP and MLA; universally known Doctor No. Only if you are an idiot! In side-by-side STEEL CAGES!! Who do I believe, the man who raised me, or some drunk I met in a bar? John Jameson was Pentecostal. Up here in Canada (BC) its quite difficult to find. Why even Arthur Guinness was a prod. The new Tullamore Dew distillery is up and running the past 2 years and back in Tullamore town. Ive been to the area that Bush Mills in manufactured and its total UFV territory. Back to Top. But in Falls Road and Shankill Road it is not really about religion, is it? Also, show some class fellas (Burnsy calling me an idiot) my grandfather who is from Tipperary lost friends because of the Black and Tans (you know the English convicts the English government set upon the Irish), in some cases they were beaten to death!! Bottom line Bushmills 16 yr has won my top pick in Irish whiskey over the 21 yr and Middletons, Redbreast and all the others. I went to the Distillery in Tullamore(now a museum for the whiskey), it is now produced in Middleton, although it is no longer owned by Pernod-Ricard. The only option is to import a case in through the provincial liquor stores at about $35 CAD per bottle. Lived in Ireland my whole life and as an avid whiskey drinker, both scotch and Irish, Ive never encountered that conversation. Its an American argument that doesnt carry weight here, whiskey is whiskey. Seriously (though I actually was), I very much appreciated the original article, as I had had often wondered about that Jamesons = Catholic; Bushmills = Protestant thing. 1. , Historically, Powers Gold Label was the best-selling whiskey in Ireland. My grandfather lost friends due to the awful abuses that were brought upon the Irish in the Republic by the Englishs Black and Tans, rumor has it the original owner of Bushmills was granted the right to distill due to the fact he helped suppress the Irish in the north from uprising against the British. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License. there was thought to be up towards 25 distilleries in this town at one time. Father Urban has succeeded as a business operator on behalf of his monastic . So any Americans who believe this, should change to Murphys at once. For the record, despite the Scottish reformation, that doesnt mean Jamieson was a Proddy. and IRELAND vs SCOTLAND!! No matter where it is produced. In 1998 Bushmills was part of IDL, which owned all the whiskies coming out of Ireland with the excpetion of the few from Cooley. In my opinion, its one of the blandest, albeit smoothest, whiskeys Ive tasted. Just setting the record straight. I prefer the taste of Bushmills as its smoother where Jameson is a sharper taste.  At the time the distillery had three pot stills, though only one, a 500-gallon still is thought to have been in use. Your email address will not be published. Oh, and as your average American that enjoys the brown, I contend that my enjoyment of scotch does not come at the expense of the Irish, Kentuckians, Tennesseeans or even Canadians! Who really cares. Cocktail Kingdom Stainless Steel Julep Strainer, Kuhn Rikon 4-Inch Nonstick Colori Paring Knife, UPDATE: So much has been discovered since this post originally went up, about the dangers of quinine in people with quinine sensitivity. A Mac computer geek thats too young to retire and too old for male prostitution. And a true story: as a young Dublin barman I was confounded by a true-blue Dubliner who asked for a large Shirley Bassey. I dont know about Ireland, but in some parts of the U.S there still major problems. 2. Religion and booze dont go well together so its a subject that perhaps should be avoided. Makes me want to get on a plane to Dublin immediately., Its like loving the smell of a sharpie or gasoline, in small way Kelsey Crenshaw. It all comes down to politics in the grand scheme of things, be you Yank or Paddy. Thats like native Americans boycotting jack Daniels because of American colonialism. William Riley, well said, man. Next Post Xante Pear Liqueur (Not A Sex Toy). Thanks, Mike. Ive tried to correct his misinterpretation but he thinks his name is funnier. @Allen: Thats just my point. I grew up thinking I was half Czech and half Irish Catholic. I even stayed in what was one of the hotbed cities during the troubles. All Irish whiskey is great. We dont live in the dark ages anymore, though clearly prejudice and ignorance persist. All of this is just silly, Ireland is totally united in the bottle. Catholic powers praised the killings, and the French Protestant cause saw a wave of exile and conversions. The truth of the matter is, the age-old faux-pas of ordering Bushmills for fear of supporting English aggression and offending the Republic of Ireland is about as Irish as corned beef which is to say, not very Irish at all but rather Irish-American (Sorry, kids, corned beef is a Jewish invention). Rabble Rouser, Bushmills is not total UFV (sic) territory in the slightest. In 1827, production was reported at 160,270 gallons, and by 1833 had grown to 300,000 gallons per annum. History matters which is why the Catholic/Protestant thing is relevant. Not what religion you think a whiskey holds. In later years I looked more into my family history and came to realize that my Fathers family were local Baptists and my Mothers were Czech Catholics. She didnt give a toss about anyones religion, let alone the whiskeys. A fair amount of nonsense in some of these replies. It was the anti-Catholic hiring practices that Bushmills employed in Northern Ireland that fueled the snub. The fact is that Jameson is the Catholic whiskey and Bushmills is the Protestant whiskey and this is according to people I know That live in Belfast. What is the lore and legend and reputation of Tullamore Dew? Contrary and challenging to the end- does this not sum up the Celtic spirit, whatever its origin or leaning? No one here has a soft spot in their heart for Paddys? Along with a fellow sipper we have over most of the Irish brands listed here in this thread as part of a 30+ years Christmas gift exchange and tasting session. Look for a new addition to the landscape, The Irishman Original Clan & Single Malt.  History [ edit] Stick to the booze recommendations, the mixed drink recipes, and the things you have first-hand experience with. In the mean time, the closest I can get to Ireland is my Bushmills and Guinness at night, and Kerrygold butter on toast for breakfast. Your grandfather may have lost friends back in the early 20th century to the Black & Tans and im sorry to hear that, but guess what? Currently rumored to be building a new distillery, Well, I already put my two cents in well up the thread, but here is some topical good news for the distillery in the North2013 Spirit of the Year: Bushmills http://www.winemag.com/Web-2013/2013-Spirit-of-the-Year-Bushmills/, Having just had this discussion with my buddy who was bribed with a bottle of Bush to express his love of it via twitter (which he refused, good man that he is) I have to say the following-. The plantation of Ulster started in 1609, and BTW that very same King (James I) planted the Jamestown settlement in Virginia two year previous in 1607. Every time you raise a glass of Bushmills you are in essence raising a glass to an Irishman losing his land (and in some cases his life) to British rule!!  It may not be factual, verified, or correct, but definitely true. Polarised. I was a bartender in NY in the early 90s and in 98 moved to Kinsale Cork and bartended their for 4 yrs. Also, your giving Prince Harry more money to go on vacation, maybe Vegas again perhaps? As for the Tullamore Dew, it actually is the perfect mingling of North & South, since the pot still & grain comes from Midleton in Cork and the single malt is distilled at Bushmills (then aged down at LDI). But that's merely based on geography: Bushmills is from Northern Ireland (a predominantly Protestant region) and Jameson is from Cork - Catholic country. Argument ended.. Jameson is the Catholic whiskey, Bushmills is the Protestant one, despite the efforts of the Bushmills PR department to spin it otherwise. Bushmills I like, but I like Irish Whisky best of all the brown stuff. Really liked Knockando but I havent seen it around in some time. Jesus, Mary and Joseph! Jameson is a blended potstill whiskey (malted + Unmalted grain blended with grain whiskey). Tullamore Dew is aged in ex-bourbon and ex-sherry cask type, whereas Jameson is aged in oak barrels. Not all American or Irish whiskies spell the word with an elike Makers Mark, George Dickel, Old Forester, Early Times or Paddy spell the word w-h-i-s-k-y. Hes either the only Irishman who believes this or some in this thread are misinformed. You may see the Co. Offaly whiskey grow even more now that William Grant & Sons owns it, and will be building the new distillery soon. He said, no, Im Catholic, but I was born and raised in the town of Bushmills! An Italian friend, when introduced to the term Uiske Beatha thought the word was bad water and now refers to it as Aqua Sporca or dirty water. Jamesons too is lovely. The cheap rustic stuff is often the best. I agree with Robert McHardy above. Thats where I paused it and jumped on to google to figure out exactly what neat meant, which lead me to this article of yours: https://jeffreymorgenthaler.com/2008/up-neat-straight-up-or-on-the-rocks/. Bushmills was my first taste of Irish Whiskey. There is a rivalry, to be sure, but it is all about business, and not about religion. You are a great person to forgive and forget the horrible crime that were personal committed against you. , More recently, in 2015, Powers Signature Release won a gold medal in the category Irish Single Pot Still Whiskey at the Irish Whiskey Awards. Anyhow, being 2nd generation American with grandparents from Greece, Ireland & England, I come from a long line of short, fat, peasant stock (with alcoholic tendencies, thank you). Comment While John Jameson was most likely a Protestant, his distillery in Dublin represented the Free State mentality and did not suffer from bigoted hiring practices. Connemara Cask Strength is a real treat, and Greenore Single Grain is likewise enjoyable. Delicious! This kind of stupidity makes us look like clowns in the eyes of most real Irish. One good friend turned to me and chuckled. My growing up yearsnot virulently anti catholic just plain anti-catholic. nant Protestant-oriented movement. The Holy Roman Empire No coffee or anything green. Well, Jeffrey Morgenthaler, youve clearly never been to a privately owned Irish Catholic pub. Whiskey takes no sides and is drank by all Catholic, Protestant, Hebrew, Atheist, etc. @Eamonn: always good to hear from a Dubliner. Jamesons for sure. And let us not forget the new cask finishes of The Tyrconnell. Click here to learn how to make this and other drinks for a slushie machine! I am still cradling my Bushmills 12 yr Distillery Reserve Whiskey. The full like of Bushmills (and a couple of other Irish whiskeys) will be available for sampling at Whiskies of the World on March 27th. Corvallisbarman is half right. I think its alot worse than some backward hick town in yankeeville. I sincerely doubt that there are too many Irish Catholics who care about the religion attached to what they drink. Some of the comments here are totally rediculous. The date 1608 listed all over the Bushmills bottle is not only the date The King of England allowed distilling to take place in Northern Ireland it is also the date the plantation of Ulster began. Jameson was pretty much founded in 1780 when John Jameson a Scottish guy purchased the Bow Street Distillery, which at the time was one of the biggest distilleries in Ireland. Tim, I made a great Manhattan variation last night with 2oz Powers Gold Label, 1oz Carpano Punt E Mes and a dash or two of Angostura (regular, not orange), stirred up with a cherry garnish and enjoyed it very much indeed. The Protestant/Catholic thing was explained to me as a labor dispute where a bunch of Catholic Derrymen were laid off from the Bushmills distillery or some shite. The Roman Catholic church developed its dogma based on the issues brought forth by the . For the record I have had many a session all over the island both North and south. Although I prefer my BUSHMILLS He said, I guess they will have to be giving up the Guiness as well? as the visit was ending up with only 3 tiny plastic glasses half full. @Allen: I think it show more the bigoted nature of your tour guide than it does Bushmills. Thanks for the clarification. My post was simple stating that the problem still exists. I am Catholic and Slovak and do not care what the British have done to the Irish. If you ever try a more exclusive blend or a single malt, dont dare poison it with ginger ale . Whisky is Scotch, followed by Canada.  In addition, three of the distillery's pot stills were saved and now located in the college's Red Square.. I can guarantee no one here in Dublin or Ireland gives a crap either way. It has earned a permanent place in my cabinet right next to my Glenrothes 1995 which I prefer over all the other SM brands including MacAllan 18 & 25. Michael Collins is a newcomer to the market place. Not that it really matters. I was aware of the obvious problem with the claim that Bushmills is 'protestant whisky' but this gives a great insight. ! Idiot!! Also absolutely no one gave a rats ass what my religion is & Dublin is currently commemorating the Easter Rising centennial! Upon this one should decide which whiskey they prefer, and not upon any religous matter. Your email address will not be published. Nuts. Do you have a clue what an ol Yankee could do there for wages? Looking for Irish Whiskey to use in a recipe for bread pudding I paid a visit to our local liquor store and inquired as to the best Irish Whiskey available. As a good Roman Catholic, Ive always raised my Jameson in tribute to my Irish Catholic brethren (actually I like Jameson a little more than Bushmills anyway) until, on a recent trip to Ireland with my Irish-American Wife (nee Powers), I bought a bottle of Redbreast on a lark. I just brought some Tyrconnell 10-year port cask aged home from duty free it is delicious. It's been going on for thousands of years across the globe. I dont give a rip shit about religion and in fact LOATHE the typical evangelical protestant types like Swaggart, Murdoch etc. I always love showing up with a gallon jug of pre-mixed margaritas for the party, so Ive. Bushmills released a statement saying:Its just one of the outrageous statements put about in an attempt to blacken our name. Been sipping since I was a wee-lad and have tried lots of whiskey with leanings towards both Irish whiskey and Single malt Scotches. Go figure . If it was a genuine issue then bars wouldnt serve both. so stop bringing religion into alcoholdrink what you like and leave the bigotry at the doorif people spent a few hours getting to know each other over a drink we wouldnt have half the discrimination we have today. The Catholic and Protestant Reformations established long-lasting effects within the religious world. DONT EVER ask an Irish person , north or south if they are catholic or protestant because they will look at you with contempt. It is the same oppression that the Hungarians did to the Slovaks over the ages!!!!! It is calles an ORANGEMANhas nothing to do with Syracuse University. I was wondering this myself. As an irish american raised in an irish roman catholic family I can say this: These ideas still run deep and there are still a lot of untrue things people believe about Catholics. Yes, plenty of Irish whiskey is ordered as shots or in Pickle Backs, but it also works in a number of cocktails, including, of course, McGarry's The Dead Rabbit Irish Coffee. Liquorice-like sherry notes Dont fall for those expensive effete offerings. Powers is good and inexpensive but 2 Gingers is better then them all and reasonably priced!!! Catholics and Protestants have a different view on the nature of the church. , Following reform of the distilling laws in 1823, the distillery expanded rapidly. One of them said, My enemys enemy is my friend.. I like Jamesons.andI like BushmillsandI like Tullamore Dew.and I dont care if theyre made by Indonesian monks that hate my mothertheyre just tasty. In all the pubs in NYC, no one seemed to really care that I noticed from either side of the bar. But until 2005 BOTH distilleries were owned by Pernod-Ricard. The Thirty Years' War was a series of wars in Central Europe between 1618 and 1648. They also bottle Powers & Paddys as well. But it was mentioned in passing at several rural pubs in co. Mayo and Sligo that Bushmills was loyalist swill, all in good fun Im sure but its not limited to plastic paddies. Dont be so ignorant as to think about whether a whiskey is protestant or catholicidiot. Like Jameson, it is blended whiskey, some combination of pure pot-still whiskey with column-still grain whiskey (allegedly 70% pure pot still to 30% grain). I can see you have been horribly scared by the conflict. A friend of mine hooked me on Jerrys Drink which is 1 part Jameson 12, 1 part Irish Mist and a quick splash of 7-up or Sprite. And while the distillery had a larger proportion of Protestants than Catholics, this was down to the demographics of the area in which the town of Bushmills is situated which is largely a protestant area and the employment status reflects that. I must have been misinformed. Many of these came from the grain mills along the Bush River, where the current distillery stands today. I will be at Ninkasis B, Thanks for having me this morning to talk about ou, Last night someone was like oh wow I didnt t, HAHAHAHA Thank you @makersmark and @whisky_in_mai_, Thank you @traveloregon for having us on the start, Over the years, people have come to associate us w, We feel like most of you who have visited our litt, Ive always been one of those people who thought, http://www.winemag.com/Web-2013/2013-Spirit-of-the-Year-Bushmills/, Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License, Another Figoli Quinn Website (Digital Ocean). Im sorry but if not drinking a brand of whiskey for some very spurious political reason, and claiming drinking Bushmills somehow condones an Irishman losing his land seems pretty idiotic to me. From the outset of the Reformation, Luther and his associates had fiercely proclaimed the Christian's obligation to "be subject to the governing authorities," asserting, with Saint Paul, that "the powers that be are ordained by God . . Thanks for sharing your thoughts about jeff. One of the best whiskys I have ever drank. We intend to vigorously defend our position. The situation is ridiculous. To my certain knowledge and as am employee of Bushmills (and a Catholic by birth, but an atheist by choice), you are entirely mistaken. Yep, this goes back to when Bushmills was still part of IDL (Irish Distillers Limited) and owned by Pernod. He said Jameson trucks it up there when Jameson is at capacity, and Bushmills has the resources to do it. I do believe Irishness & Irish politics is whitewashed for Americans and presented from a certain political viewpoint. . The Roman Catholic Church responded to the Protestant challenge by purging itself of the abuses and ambiguities that had opened the way to revolt . Just dont do anything silly like order it on the rocksits way too good for that. Im leaving this post up as an archive, but I encourage you to read that article first, and if you, As far as Im concerned, springtime is Dark and Stormy season. The good news is I dont have to worry about car bomb in Hicktown. If I had a choice between Macallan 18 and Redbreast, think Id stay Irish. ** TONIGHT!! There were licenses to distill granted in and around the Bushmills area in 1608. This was the time when Protestantism, through its definitive break with Roman Catholicism, arose to take its place on the Christian map. neither, Im a Jew.  After expansion, output at the distillery rose to 700,000 gallons per annum, and by the 1880s, had reached about 900,000 gallons per annum, at which point the distillery covered over six acres of central Dublin, and had a staff of about 300 people.. Im redbreast girl too, but recently been sipping on the Bushmills 10, thought now Im interested to try Powers Gold Label! There was an Irish-American lobby group headed by a politician that was running for mayor that started a whole anti-Bushmills campaign in San Francisco in the early 90s claiming that the company never hired Catholics, a convenient attract Irish-American votes. Support the old sod. Being good to people is the very best thing you can do for yourself. One further chapter in the history that really debunks this myth is that between 1972 and 2005, both Midleton (makers of Jameson) and Bushmills were owned by the same corporation, Irish Distillers. Im not sure that it says anything more than that it isnt a strictly American argument. I do live in a Hicktown. Still enjoy the Black Bush and the Bushmills 16yr. Now I have a different taste preference and enjoy Bushmills in the warmer months and back to Jameson when it gets a chill in the air. It was also the period during which the Roman Catholic Church, as an entity distinct from other . The three also exchange used casks, when need be, if they have extra. I can just say Cheers! He was, I believe, top dog in the Orange Order: the vehemently anti-Catholic organization whose best-known figure is the frightening demagogue the Rev. Counter-Reformation, also called Catholic Reformation or Catholic Revival, in the history of Christianity, the Roman Catholic efforts directed in the 16th and early 17th centuries both against the Protestant Reformation and toward internal renewal. Wow, not one mention of Tullamore Dew. Also, I understand that corned beef and cabbage is not a traditional Irish meal but it is a traditional Irish American Meal, particularly in the North East. Bushmills isnt produed deep in the heart of protestant country its produced on the north coast which is mixed catholic and protestant, sure the catholic stronghold Glens of Antrim are down the road. Such crap why are all these experts so called Irishmen living in US. While Redbreast is great, wonderful stuff, dont ever pass up a chance to sample their self-titled Middleton. It was their house label Irish before it was readily available in the US. Ive enjoyed most Irish whiskey Ive sampled, including Powers, Tully, and Bushmills. Im a Redbreast man first when feeling flush, but usually turn to Powers or the old John J when cash flow is normal. That was in fact untrue. Is Jameson Protestant whiskey? 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