Irish whiskey is a rich and diverse style, encompassing many grains, techniques, and flavors. The whiskey often hits its apex through blending with this rich palette—and right now might be considered the golden age of Irish blends .
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The Four Types of Irish Whiskey
Legally, Irish whiskey can fall into one of four categories.