A look at the new Powers Three Swallow. Their newest mass scale edition to the Powers single pot still line.
Hyde 10 ~ Presidents Cask
A look at Hyde Irish Whiskey and their "Presidents Cask" 10 Year Old Single Malt
The Galway Whiskey Trail
Delving into the Galway Whiskey Trail and what it has to offer.
Tullamore DEW ~ An interview with Ambassador Eimear Kelleher
I sat down for a virtual interview with Eimear Kelleher, international graduate brand ambassador for Tullamore DEW, to talk about how the brand is being received in the land of opportunity. Tullamore DEW which was bought over by Scottish giants William Grant and Son’s in 2010 has had an exciting 12 months. The spirit made... Continue Reading →
Midleton Dair Ghaelach ~ Irish Oak
Taking a look at Midleton Dair Ghaelach. The first whiskey in over 100 years to be finished in Irish Oak.
Green Spot Chateau Leoville Barton
A review of Mitchell and Sons first foray into the limited edition cask finish series, with the red wine finished Green spot single pot still whiskey.
Aviators Whiskey Society and their “Surprise Guest”
Recently I was invited to attend a whiskey tasting evening out by the airport with the "Aviators Whiskey Society". The Aviators are a society established in October of last year for the employees of the airport duty free areas that had an interest in whiskey. The event I was invited to was promising a presentation from... Continue Reading →
New Green Spot on the horizon
So summer is in the air and as is a brand new release from Irish Distillers and Mitchell and Sons! Green Spot finished in Bordeaux wine casks! Supposedly chosen due to their long history with the Irish, the Chateau Leoville Barton! (check out the background info on Barton here http://www.donnybrookfair.ie/files/pdf/history_of_barton_guestier.pdf) The launch of this new Green... Continue Reading →
Irish Times Bushmills Blunder
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 →
Paddy Whiskey’s bizarre map of Ireland – The history
Many of us a very familiar with Paddy Whiskey. An affordable and tasty blend from Irish Distillers that lends it's name from its legendary salesman from Co. Cork Paddy Flaherty. Supposedly very generous with tasting samples but sold buckets of the stuff and ultimately was honoured with his name on the bottle and IDL certainly earned... Continue Reading →
Why it’s time to buy Irish Whiskey!
Whiskey fans in the US, it's time to buy Irish Whiskey. With the recently announced Quantitative Easing plan announced my Mario Dragi in the European Central Bank €60 billion euro in assets are going to be purchased by the ECB and National Central Banks, each month until September 2016. A big side effect of QE is... Continue Reading →