Billy Leighton

With almost a decade of experience as Head Blender of Jameson Irish Whiskey behind him, there is no one more fitting to judge this year’s JBH competition. Billy’s role sees him marrying together a range of notes, ages and grain types, creating a palette of tastes that combine to make up the entire Family of Jameson Whiskey. His experience and expertise make him the perfect judge to taste bartender/ Mixmaster cocktail creations from all around the world.


Jameson Irish Whiskey

As you can imagine, producing a blended Irish whiskey that has been enjoyed for over two centuries, takes a lot. But don’t worry, we’ve distilled over 200 years of courage, craft and a collective appreciation for taste, into one short account. So here’s the secret behind our signature smoothness – our process and our people.