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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!
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
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.
Marrowbone Lane wins “Silver Outstanding” at the IWSC
The Irish Whiskey Society's 916 commemorative bottling, Marrowbone Lane, has won “Silver Outstanding” at the International Wines and Spirits Competition.
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.
Jameson’s New Trilogies
Take a look into the two new trilogies from Jameson Irish whiskey. Appearing to be targeted at both travel and general retail markets, interesting things seem to be coming down the line for Jameson.
Powers ~ Three Swallow Release
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.
Teeling Whiskey Distillery First Look
Taking a look at Teeling's new distillery and the future of the brand
Dair Ghaelach – The New Big Investment?
Dair Ghaelach (which means "Irish oak" in Irish) is the new release from the Midleton pot still range. A premium pot still release that has been matured for 15-22 years in ex bourbon casks finished in virgin Irish oak for ten months. This is the first time in a very long time that Irish Oak... Continue Reading →
Mitchell & Sons Green Spot & Yellow Spot – A Review
A review of Michell & Sons Green and Yellow Spot whiskeys
Whiskey Wankers: Irish Whiskey
So we held our monthly tasting session last night so I'm going to post a quick round up and review of the bottles as well on a separate post. The theme of the evening was Irish whiskey, both pot still and single malt. The Whiskey Wankers is a group of students from the east coast... Continue Reading →
Cadenhead’s Small Batch Little Mill – Review
Colour: Amber gold. Nose (without water) : Toasted nuts, nugat, honey comb, hint of raisins. Palate (w/o water): Delicate open, toasted wood, walnut, bourbon sweetness, light sherry influence, Finish (w/o water): beautiful lingering of toasted wood, burnt sugar, slight lingering spice and finally some light sherry notes. ==== Nose (with water): Sweet honeycomb, nut, toasted wood, raisin/sherry completely gone.... Continue Reading →
Non-age statement whiskies are very much a hot topic right now. This is a trend of releasing bottles of whisk(e)y with a fancy name instead of a year statements that has been becoming more and more prevalent with the global boom in whisk(e)y sales. This new/not so new trend, is causing lots of controversy and... Continue Reading →
The importance of social media for drinks companies
Today in the 21st century the average person checks at least one form of social media within 15 minutes of waking up in the morning and there are over 890 million daily users of just Facebook alone. This is why all businesses know that to compete in this highly digital world they must have some... Continue Reading →
Whisk(e)y and its dance with the Irish bar scene
After spending a weekend in the city of Edinburgh I was pleasantly surprised to see that in a city that boasts no distilleries of its own, every bar has a reasonably priced and varied selection of Scotch whiskies, ranging from small to huge. I had a stark realisation that the bar industry in Scotland was... Continue Reading →