Learn about the unique craft that goes into making some of the world’s favourite whiskey expressions from International Whiskey Ambassador, Tommy Byrne Participants will receive a Virtual Academy Kit with everything they need to take part in the interactive, hands-on, experience from the comfort of home Cork, 24 August 2021: Irish Distillers is inviting whiskey […]Read More Irish Distillers launches Virtual Irish Whiskey Academy at Midleton Distillery
Teeling Whiskey, Ireland’s leading progressive Irish whiskey producer, is delighted to announce it has collected the top honour as Irish Spirits Master across four categoriesat the 2021 annual Irish Whiskey Masters, held in London and results announced on August 1st. Teeling Whiskey scooped top honours across both the highly competitive Irish Single Malt and Irish […]Read More Teeling Whiskey Crowned Overall Irish Whiskey Master
Dunville’s Irish Whiskey expands Single Cask Series with Palo Cortado Sherry Cask Finish The Echlinville Distillery is expanding its award winning Dunville’s Irish Whiskey portfolio with the release of two new 18 year old single malts finished in rare Palo Cortado sherry casks. The duo of Dunville’s 18 Year Old Palo Cortado Sherry Cask Finish […]Read More Dunville’s exciting release of two new 18 year old single malts
The third whiskey to be featured in the Classic Review series is Walsh Whiskey’s Writers’ Tears Copper Pot. There were a number of reason why I selected this whiskey to be reviewed as a classic whiskey. Writers’ Tears become a highly popular, widely available whiskey since its launch 11 years ago. As a sign of […]Read More Classic Review: Writers’ Tears Copper Pot
Sonny Molloy’s release most expensive Irish Whiskey Platter in the World! Whiskey drinkers are in for an absolute treat as Sonny Molloy’s Irish Whiskey Bar, located in the heart of Galway city has released ‘The Prestige Platter’ which is arguably the most expensive Irish whiskey platter ever created in the world. Available at the special […]Read More NEWS- Ultimate Prestige Whiskey Platter at Sonny Molloy’s Galway.
This is the second in a series where I review classic Irish whiskeys. Previously we featured the Powers Signature and this time its the always popular Redbreast 12 year old. This whiskey recently won the 2019 “Worldwide whiskey trophy” at the International Wine & Spirit Competition. When thinking about Redbreast 12, I remember walking into […]Read More Classic Review : Redbreast 12
In this Series I plan to review some of the classic Irish whiskeys which I rate and some others that whiskey friends of mine have listed as their favorites. The plan is to do a review every couple of weeks over the next six months or so. We will be focusing on the actual nosing […]Read More Classic Reviews – Powers Signature
5th July 2019 For this whiskey review I am exploring a sent sample for a new release from one of my favourite companies – Walsh Whiskey. Walsh Whiskey under Bernard Walsh’s stewardship release consistently great whiskeys. With a superb source, well designed releases and quality finishing Walsh has brought us a number of winners like […]Read More Whiskey Review – Walsh Whiskey Single Malt Marsala Finish.
In Whiskey Talk – Quick Thought #2 ” Your amazing nose” I finished that blog by listing 5 suggestions as to how to develop your whiskey appreciation with regards smelling whiskey. These were:- Learn how to nose whiskey Visit your spice cupboard and the garden… Smell more… seek answers to that question “what is that […]Read More Whiskey Tasting – Quick Thought #5 “How to Nose whiskey?”
My wife thinks I’m a little odd and my glasses obsession constantly amuses her. The reason is, that I’m fascinated with glasses and the house is stuffed full of them. Every time we are in curiosity shops I’m examining all sorts of receptacles wondering if they would work as interesting whiskey glasses. My regular […]Read More Whiskey Tasting – Quick Thought #4 “Its only a glass!”