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Time to do away with the dram

Explore why Matt believes that we should do away with the dram in Irish whiskey and embrace our own native culture when it comes to Irish whiskey.

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Win tickets to the ultimate Van Winkle tasting

Win tickets to the amazing Van Winkle tasting hosted by the Celtic Whiskey Shop. For full details on how to win tickets for this event, visit the Potstilled facebook page or check within this article for more details

Irish Whiskey in America: the underdeveloped market

Irish whiskey is exploding at the moment but the market for Irish whiskey in the United States focuses primarily on blended whiskeys and a lot will need to happen before the category is able to chip away at the incredible lead that our Scottish cousins have in the single malt category.

Whiskey Christmas Gift Guide

Christmas is a great time for gift giving and receiving. This is a quick whiskey gift guide for those looking for ideas for the whiskey lover in their life or a great link for dropping hints to your significant others!

Irish Whiskey Awards 2016

The Irish Whiskey Awards 2016, took place in the Tullamore DEW distillery in Co. Offaly. Take a look at this consumer focused awards ceremony and the big winners for 2016

Redbreast Lustau Edition

Redbreast whiskey is about to release the newest edition of its heavily sherried single pot still family. Join us as we examine the possibility that Redbreast is about to welcome a Lustau edition into the family.

Irish Whiskey; Myth or Fact

Thus, this article is intended to debunk some of the common myths around Irish whiskey and to highlight some of things to look out for when buying Irish!
If you’re a connoisseur or a new arrival to the category you might find a lot of the things that are touted as gospel turn out to be common misconceptions.

Marrowbone Lane wins “Silver Outstanding” at the IWSC

The Irish Whiskey Society’s 916 commemorative bottling, Marrowbone Lane, has won “Silver Outstanding” at the International Wines and Spirits Competition.

Galway Bay Irish Whiskey

“The Famous Galway Bay Whiskey”is a ten year old single malt that has been launched exclusively for the Galway Whiskey Trail

Boann Distillery

Explore an early look into Boann Distillery. An exciting new distillery in the heart of the Boyne valley in County Meath.

Jameson’s New Trilogies

Take a look into the two new trilogies from Jameson Irish whiskey. Appearing to be targeted at both travel and general retail markets, interesting things seem to be coming down the line for Jameson.

The Galway Whiskey Trail

Delving into the Galway Whiskey Trail and what it has to offer.

Dair Ghaelach – The New Big Investment?

Dair Ghaelach (which means “Irish oak” in Irish) is the new release from the Midleton pot still range. A premium pot still release that has been matured for 15-22 years in ex bourbon casks finished in virgin Irish oak for ten months. This is…

Mitchell & Sons Green Spot & Yellow Spot – A Review

A review of Michell & Sons Green and Yellow Spot whiskeys

Whiskey Wankers: Irish Whiskey

So we held our monthly tasting session last night so I’m going to post a quick round up and review of the bottles as well on a separate post. The theme of the evening was Irish whiskey, both pot still and single malt. The…

Abelour A’Bunadh – A Review

So with all the talk of Quarter Cask and A’bunadh convincing so many staunch anti-NAS fanatics I felt like I ought to give this at least a try! Had this dram in the lovely Albanch bar on the Royal Mile in Edinburgh. Abelour A’bunadh…

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