@oconnellwhiskey have released two new cask strength whiskeys to build on their portfolio of independently bottled Irish whiskeys. Read all about their CS deliciousness inside!
Zoltán’s Special #3, Upcoming Super Limited Release – 12.5 Year Old Cask Strength Malt Hungarian Oak Finish
Join us as we take another look into Irish whiskey enthusiast, Zoltán Vári's, personal collection of one off cask releases, this time featuring the first whiskey distilled in Westmeath in over 50 years finished in Hungarian Oak
Dunville’s Have Just Unveiled the Best Packaged Whiskey of the Year – 18 Year Old Port Mourant Rum Finish
The Echlinville Distillery (County Down, Northern Ireland) has unveiled its highly anticipated award winning Dunville’s VR 18 Year Old Port Mourant Rum Finish Single Malt Irish Whiskey, which is quite possibly the best whiskey packaging we've ever seen in Irish Whiskey.
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.
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
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.
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
Explore an early look into Boann Distillery. An exciting new distillery in the heart of the Boyne valley in County Meath.
Hyde 10 ~ Presidents Cask
A look at Hyde Irish Whiskey and their "Presidents Cask" 10 Year Old Single Malt
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 →
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 →