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A whiskey 400 years in the making!Let’s take some time to talk about Bushmills! I dove deep in the cabinet and found this expression, a limited edition, the Bushmills 1608 400th Anniversary bottling in which I acquired back in 2008!On the 20th of April 1608, a license was granted to Sir Thomas Phillips to “make, draw and distil” Uisce Beatha within the territory called The Rowte in County Antrium.This original grant to distil is the first official written evidence of whiskey making in the Bushmills area. It was a fitting tribute to the reputation that this small and remote region...

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