We tasted Bushmills 21 at Meeting No. 53 on November 17, 2016. We rated it 2.71 out of 5. Bushmills 21 ranks 17th overall in Irish Whiskey. At a street price of $120, this spirit is expensive given the our rating of it.
Garrett • 11/17/2016 • 3.5
Scents of robitussin. Burnt caramel. Apple cider. Washes my mouth out with soap. Slices tongue. It may sound like I hate this, but it's really delicious. Enjoyable, probably in a cocktail with vermouth.
Elliott • 11/17/2016 • 3.0
Dusty but alluring nose. Fruit salad perfume. So light and delicate, but I wish it was fuller on the palate. Agree with Todd that this is a bit of a letdown. Did anyone say apple?
Scot O. • 11/17/2016 • 3.0
Interesting. Good, a little sulfery, really weird finish, almost dirty. Like dirt. Kinda disappointed for what I would expect the price point.
Todd W. • 11/17/2016 • 3.0
Beautiful apple nose and floral beginning. But I'm slightly disappointed by the slight porcini mushroom finish.
Gavin • 11/17/2016 • 2.5
Disconcordence; a perculiar onionlike finish.
Greg • 11/17/2016 • 2.5
Sweet, harsh, hot, astringent, thin, quickly turning bitter and dry; faint notes of chamomile on the short, flat finish.
Laura • 11/17/2016 • 2.0
Smells like apple jolly rancher. Starts softly and finishes with soap and garlic and falls off quickly.
Darren • 11/17/2016 • 1.0
Super light on the tip of the tongue but then quickly grows bitter and unpleasant. The handsome bottle and 21 yr age statement are beguiling. Best for use as a practical joke.
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