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13 of the Best Irish Whiskies to Try Now

Town and Country Logo By Lauren Hubbard, Sam Dangremond of Town and Country | Slide 1 of 14: Irish whiskey (that's with an "e"—it's "whisky" when it's from Scotland, England, Canada, or Japan) is having a serious moment. According to the Distilled Spirits Council, more than 5 million cases of it were sold in the United States in 2020, generating $1.1 billion in revenue. The bump is especially impressive at the high end, where Super-Premium Irish Whiskey has grown a staggering 8,728 percent since 2002.While there are a few old standards like Jameson and Bushmills that will always deserve a spot on your bar cart, innovative upstarts are beginning to giving them a run for their money, and introduce new generations of drinkers to the joys of whiskey from Ireland. Here are some of the finest Irish bottles on the market right now to toast with... St. Patrick's Day, or any other day of the year.

Irish whiskey (that's with an "e"—it's "whisky" when it's from Scotland, England, Canada, or Japan) is having a serious moment. According to the Distilled Spirits Council, more than 5 million cases of it were sold in the United States in 2020, generating $1.1 billion in revenue. The bump is especially impressive at the high end, where Super-Premium Irish Whiskey has grown a staggering 8,728 percent since 2002.

While there are a few old standards like Jameson and Bushmills that will always deserve a spot on your bar cart, innovative upstarts are beginning to giving them a run for their money, and introduce new generations of drinkers to the joys of whiskey from Ireland. Here are some of the finest Irish bottles on the market right now to toast with... St. Patrick's Day, or any other day of the year.

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