Kentucky Cooperage Expands European Operations by Opening Cooperage in Ireland

In shock, yet no doubt, incredibly welcomed news for the Irish whiskey industry, Kentucky Bourbon Barrel, a subsidiary of Independent Stave Company, is expanding operations with the opening of a cooperage facility in Ireland. The company will commence doing business under the name Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ireland on September 1, 2021. Their new facility will... Continue Reading →

Midleton Barry Crockett Legacy Re-Brand

Midleton Barry Crockett legacy gets a fancy new face lift. Explore the new look with Potstilled.com as we see how it reflects the new Midleton Very Rare line and take a look at some of the previous iterations of the label that never made it to market.

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... Continue Reading →

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!

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.

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