Monday, October 23, 2023


The County Antrim based Bushmills Distillery, has announced the launch of the fourth series of releases from its limited-edition Causeway Collection.

The Bushmills 2023 Causeway Collection, which has been curated by Master Blender, Alex Thomas, is comprised of nine cask-finished Irish single malt whiskeys, ranging from 10 to 23 years of age.

The Bushmills 2023 Causeway Collection

The new releases were all initially matured in a combination of Oloroso Sherry butts and Bourbon barrels, before undergoing a separate period of finishing in a variety of casks.

The Bushmills 2023 Causeway Collection is comprised of;

10 Year Old Sauterenes Casks (58.8% ABV)

10 Year Old Plum Brandy Casks (59.6% ABV)

12 Year Old New American Oak Casks (46% ABV)

18 Year Old Cuvée Casks (50.2% ABV)

18 Year Old Spanish Brandy Casks (54.3% ABV)

21 Year Old Vermouth Casks (50.7% ABV)

21 Year Old Grand Cru Casks (51.1% ABV)

2010 Cognac Casks (53.8% ABV)

1999 New American Oak Casks (50.1% ABV)

A new bottle and pack design has been revealed for the collection, which is said to complement the beauty and excellence of the whiskey within. Their understated and timeless elegance comes as a bold statement by Bushmills in the realm of prestige single malts.

Commenting on the launch, Alex Thomas, Bushmills Master Blender, said: “I have a passion for unusual wood and reimagining a traditional single malt which makes this collection a particularly exciting one to share. I’m obsessed with uncovering the untold secrets and character of these casks and this series is the perfect marriage of Bushmills timeless experience with fresh thinking and innovation. These sensational whiskeys deliver bold, untold waves of flavours that pay homage to the mythical heritage and natural landscape of Bushmills. We are delighted to share this very special collection with whiskey lovers all over the world.”

Bottles from the Bushmills 2023 Causeway Collection, will be available later this month from specialist retailers. RRP’s ranging from €100 to €450.

Posted by Steve Rush