News broke this week that Conor McGregor is stepping out of the octagon and into the world of Irish whiskey. He has arrived, armed with his new brand of blended whiskey ‘Proper No.12’. Join us as we take a look at McGregor's first foray into the world of Irish whiskey and what is in store for him.
Whiskey DNA can be derived from a number of sources and in this platter we work with the folk in Garavan's Bar, Galway to investigate the malt DNA of three different whiskey, which all started life as Bushmills new make but we matured in three different maturation warehouses.
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.
So today I found myself flicking through the Irish Times business section and I was greeted with a quick caption article (see picture above) about how, drinks giant, Diageo had just purchased Bushmills distillery in Northern Ireland for £200million. A bargain basement price considering that they just sold, the same, Bushmills distillery to tequila giants... Continue Reading →