Irish whiskeys had their best showing ever in the annual Whisky Advocate Top 20 List. For 2022, five Irish whiskeys were listed with three making the top 10! The Whisky Advocate List is based on:
Our Top 20 is a selection of whiskies worthy of your attention. The list includes great values that might otherwise be overlooked, whiskies that are best in class for their style, and highly accomplished bottles you should be looking for. Most importantly, each of these whiskies generates excitement and marks a highlight across a year of tasting.
The five Irish whiskeys to make the list in reverse order were:
19. Teeling Wonders of Wood Virgin Chinkapin Oak
16. Bushmills 12 year old
8. Limavady Single Barrel
6. Midleton Very Rare (2022)
2. Redbreast Kentucky Oak Edition
Congratulations to these five outstanding Irish whiskeys!
To read more about the five and the complete Top 20 list, refer to the Whisky Advocate media release here.