Green Spot Irish Whisky

Green Spot Irish Whiskey is a surprising and fantastic addition to the LCBO’s shelves. This is a premium Irish whiskey*, and that's reflected in the price of $84.95.

It's the type of Irish whiskey that I like to see: one that fights the (incorrect) stereotype that Irish whiskey is only a cheap alternative to single malt Scotch. Irish whiskey has the reputation for being a cheaper alternative because of the grains they use. Single malt scotch is limited to malted barley by law, whereas Irish whiskey is typically a blend of malted barley and other grains. This makes it closer to blended Scotch over single malt Scotch. Just as there are fantastic blended scotches, there are also fantastic examples of Irish whiskey.

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