Midleton’s 45 Year Old Peated Single Malt Set To Be World’s Most Expensive Irish Whiskey

Irish Distillers – Pernod Ricard, have announced that they will be releasing the world’s most expensive Irish whiskey today. Just 44 bottles of this incredibly rare whiskey, will be released with a price tag of €35,000 per-bottle. Continue reading “Midleton’s 45 Year Old Peated Single Malt Set To Be World’s Most Expensive Irish Whiskey”

Ireland’s Smallest Whiskey Distillery Continues Experimental Bonded Series with 10 Year Old Acacia Finished Whiskey

Killowen Distillery, Ireland’s smallest whiskey distillery, have lauchned their second expression of the their “Experimental Bonded Series”, a 10 year-old blended whiskey. This is the second expression in a series of experimental whiskeys that Killowen are set to release over the next two years. Continue reading “Ireland’s Smallest Whiskey Distillery Continues Experimental Bonded Series with 10 Year Old Acacia Finished Whiskey”

The Irish Victors at the World Whiskies Awards 2020

The results from the World Whiskies Awards 2020 were announced yesterday with a host of different whisk(e)y categories and styles from every whiskey producing country in the world being judged on a like for like basis. As always, there was a strong Irish contingent entered into the awards, that are judged in London. The whiskeys from Ireland were judged in the “Irish Whiskeys Category” which was broken down into a multitude of categories that sought to find the best Irish whiskeys in each category. Here are the list of winners. Continue reading “The Irish Victors at the World Whiskies Awards 2020”

Episode 2.7 – Irish Whiskey Auctions Co-Founder – Anthony Sheehy

Join us for another episode of Potstilled Radio, the only podcast dedicated solely to the exciting world of Irish whiskey. In this episode we travel to Dundalk, Co. Louth, to the Irish Whiskey Auctions, Ireland’s first whiskey auction website. It is here that we sat down with co-founder, Anthony Sheehy, who told about the success, trials and tribulations that he, and his wife Katie, have experienced in trying to set up a online whiskey auction site in Ireland. Continue reading “Episode 2.7 – Irish Whiskey Auctions Co-Founder – Anthony Sheehy”

What’s in a day? Do you know the real minimum age requirement of Irish whiskey?

How long does spirit have to age for in casks to be considered “Irish Whiskey”? Many of you will instantly know that the answer is simply 3 years, although, some of you out there will clearly remember being on a tour in Ireland and being told that it was 3 years and a day. Unfortunately, I am here to explain why that is wrong. Continue reading “What’s in a day? Do you know the real minimum age requirement of Irish whiskey?”

Zoltán’s Special #3, Upcoming Super Limited Release – 12.5 Year Old Cask Strength Malt Hungarian Oak Finish

Earlier in October of this year, we brought you the story of a first for Irish whiskey, which took the form of a Single Malt whiskey that was fully matured in Hungarian Virgin Oak casks, released under the Dingle Distillery’s Founding Father’s program. This release’s name was ‘Zoltán’s Special #1’, now let us unveil ‘Zoltán’s Special #3′ a 12.5 year old Cask Strength whiskey from the first batch of whiskey distilled in Westmeath in over 50 years. Continue reading “Zoltán’s Special #3, Upcoming Super Limited Release – 12.5 Year Old Cask Strength Malt Hungarian Oak Finish”

Episode 2.6 – Tullamore D.E.W. US National Ambassador – Tim Herlihy

Join us for another episode of Potstilled Radio, the only podcast dedicate to the exciting world of Irish whiskey. In this episode we sit down with Tullamore D.E.W.’s US national Ambassador, Tim Herlihy, as he talks us through some of his career highs, like creating the world’s largest Irish Coffee, as well as outlining the key differences between the US and Irish based Irish whiskey markets. Continue reading “Episode 2.6 – Tullamore D.E.W. US National Ambassador – Tim Herlihy”

Episode 2.5 – The Shed Distillery Inaugural Pot Still Release – Founder PJ Rigney

Sit down with us in this episode as we chat to PJ RIgney, the founder of The Shed Distillery, which was the first distillery in Connaught in over 101 years. In this episode we discuss The Shed’s Inaugural Drumshanbo Single Pot Still release, the first whiskey distilled and released from the distillery in county Leitrim. Continue reading “Episode 2.5 – The Shed Distillery Inaugural Pot Still Release – Founder PJ Rigney”

Glendalough Pot Still – A Must Buy

Glendalough have been busy in the last few months releasing a myriad of whiskeys, each more exciting than the last, its hard to know which way to look. From their first Pot Still release, being finished in Wicklow Irish Oak, to their 17 Year Old single malt finished for two years in Mizunara or ultimately, who could have missed the 25 year old single malt matured in Bourbon, Sherry and Irish oak. Safe to say there has been a lot to talk about with Glendalough in recent months.  Continue reading “Glendalough Pot Still – A Must Buy”

Episode 2.3 – Glendalough Pot Still – Co-Founder Kevin Keenan

Join us in this episode as we sit down with Kevin Keenan, Co-Founder of Glendalough Distillery, as he brings us through some of the history of the company, their new release Pot Still Finished in Irish Oak and listen how he describes their two up coming releases a 17 year old in Mizunara and a 25 year old also in Irish Oak. Continue reading “Episode 2.3 – Glendalough Pot Still – Co-Founder Kevin Keenan”

Full List of Irish Whiskey Awards & Gold Medal 2019 Winners

It is the time of year where we welcome to the results of the Irish Whiskey Awards once again. The Irish Whiskey Awards are one of the most important awards ceremonies for Irish Whiskey companies and it is certainly the only awards ceremony that sees the majority of the Irish Whiskey brands in attendance. Continue reading “Full List of Irish Whiskey Awards & Gold Medal 2019 Winners”

Ireland’s First Fully Matured Hungarian Oak Cask Single Malt is Released For Sale – Dingle Distillery Founding Fathers Zoltán’s Special #1

Today we saw the launch of Ireland’s first single malt whiskey matured fully in virgin Hungarian Oak, to go on limited edition sale in the Republic of Ireland. Continue reading “Ireland’s First Fully Matured Hungarian Oak Cask Single Malt is Released For Sale – Dingle Distillery Founding Fathers Zoltán’s Special #1”