Advent #3 – Teeling Single Malt

Day #3 on our early advent has gotten off to a better start than yesterday. We are solidly back on the single malt train and let’s hope that we are riding it for a least a few more stops, because today’s malt is delicious! Behind door number three we have the Teeling Whiskey Company’s Single Malt Irish whiskey.

Red Spot – A Review

Unless you've been living under a rock recently you will be very aware that Irish Distillers just dropped the long awaited Red Spot Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey!  The whiskey was launched in the Mitchell & Sons old wine and whiskey maturation cellars, under the streets of Dublin's Merrion Square. This was a very fitting location for the brand to be re-introduced to the world after nearly fifty years in absentia. The once core range whiskey was historically a fifteen year old, wine barrel matured single pot still from the John Jameson Distillery, Bow Street, Dublin.

Advent #2 – Paddy Irish Whiskey

As the second day is upon us, and upon opening the second door still giddy over our first day treat, Tullamore D.E.W. 18-year-old single malt, there was little that could really top that. Day two has certainly taken a swing across the spectrum from the super-premium to the value segment with Paddy Irish whiskey. Paddy... Continue Reading →

The Notorious’ Proper No. 12 Irish Whiskey

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.

An Investigation into Malt

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.

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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