Tuesday, December 01, 2020


Bushmills, has announced the launch of a new limited-edition range of rare and unique Irish single malt whiskeys, inspired by the natural wonders of the Giant’s Causeway.

The Bushmills Causeway Collection, which is comprised of ten different expressions available in nine different countries, includes the 2001 Feuillette Cask available exclusively in the UK.

Bushmills 2001 Feuillette Cask

Bushmills 2001 Feuillette Cask (49% ABV) was matured for over 17 years in Oloroso sherry butts and Bourbon barrels, before final maturation for over two years in a rare Burgundy feuillette wine casks.

The Causeway Collection has been expertly crafted by Bushmills Master Blender, Helen Mulholland. Several of the casks used in the collection, where laid down to mature in the early 1990’s, when Helen started her internship at The Old Bushmills Distillery.

Bushmills 2001 Feuillette Cask, is the first cask strength release and first red wine cask-matured whiskey ever to be made available by Bushmills in the UK.

The Bushmills Causeway Collection, which launches globally, also includes expressions finished in new American oak, Cognac, Muscatel and Marsala casks.

Commenting on the news, Helen Mulholland, said: “This launch represents a bold new step for Bushmills, one that not only honours the giants and generations before us but also the incomparable natural landscape in which it was forged. The whiskeys in this collection, all non-chill filtered and some of the first cask strength whiskeys to be released by us in over 15 years, are among Bushmills’ greatest treasures. We can’t wait to share them with the world. With these new exclusive releases, we celebrate our passion for single malt, showcase our rare and unique casks, and honour our 400 year heritage.”

Limited to 168, Bushmills 2001 Feuillette Cask will be available from December 7th, from The Whisky Shop for a RRP of £200.00.

Posted by Steve Rush