Advent #3 – Teeling Single Malt

Day #3 on our early advent has gotten off to a better start than yesterday. We are solidly back on the single malt train and let’s hope that we are riding it for a least a few more stops, because today’s malt is delicious!

Behind door number three we have the Teeling Whiskey Company’s Single Malt Irish whiskey and I am bringing you this review all the warm from The Hague, in the Netherlands. Continue reading “Advent #3 – Teeling Single Malt”

Red Spot – A Review

Unless you’ve been living under a rock recently you will be very aware that Irish Distillers just dropped the long awaited Red Spot Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey!

The whiskey was launched in the Mitchell & Sons old wine and whiskey maturation cellars, under the streets of Dublin’s Merrion Square. This was a very fitting location for the brand to be re-introduced to the world after nearly fifty years in absentia. The once core range whiskey was historically a fifteen year old, wine barrel matured single pot still from the John Jameson Distillery, Bow Street, Dublin. Continue reading “Red Spot – A Review”

Green Spot Cask Strength Single Cask

Tonight saw the launch of the newest expression of the Mitchell & Sons/Irish Distillers Spot Range, Red Spot. The event took place in Mitchell’s old bonding cellars under the streets of Merrion Square, where attendees were brought through the heritage of the Spot Range and introduced to the whiskey that has been absent from the Irish whiskey landscape for over five decades. Although, it seems that another Spot release flew under the radar at this event. Continue reading “Green Spot Cask Strength Single Cask”

Advent #1 – Tullamore D.E.W. 18 Year Old

They say, that in life you only have one opportunity to make a first impression. And even then, it can be a challenge to make a good one at that.

When I received my Drinks By The Dram Irish Whiskey Advent Calendar, I wasn’t sure what to expect. A collection of 24 random Irish whiskeys could literally generate any number of good, bad or indifferent experiences when you crack open that first door. The first impression is incredibly important for a project like this, it’s a sizable treat for yourself or another. Continue reading “Advent #1 – Tullamore D.E.W. 18 Year Old”

The Irish Whiskey Advent Calendar

Halloween is over, and the Christmas season has officially begun. I for one am a big fan of the holiday season, as I pen this article, I am adorned in my favourite Christmas themed shirt and sweatshirt. Why so early in November you might ask? Well, it is because the lovely folks at Drinks By The Dram have been kind enough to choose Potstilled.com as one of their recipients for their beautifully themed Irish Whiskey Advent Calendar. Continue reading “The Irish Whiskey Advent Calendar”

Episode 8 – Dublin Liberties Distillery – Darryl McNally & Geoff Speiran

Sit back, relax and join us as we sit down with two of the Dublin Liberties Distillery team, in our first ever double guest episode. In this episode we sit down with Darryl McNally the Director of Irish Whiskey and Geoff Speiran Global Whiskey Ambassador to talk all things about their company’s new distillery venture in the heart of the Liberties as well as the exciting year that they’ve had launching the Dead Rabbit Irish WhiskeyContinue reading “Episode 8 – Dublin Liberties Distillery – Darryl McNally & Geoff Speiran”