Killowen are back with their Bonded Experimental Collection with a new Peated Islay Cask. Showcasing a light peat influence into their signature 10 year old blend
Fresh off the heals of the appointment of a New Master Distiller in the new Midleton Distillery, Irish Distillers have now appointed Katherine Condon as 'Distiller' in the distillery
Potstilled Radio Ep Q6 with Seamus Lowry of Bushmills Distillery as he takes us through his history with the brand in Ireland, under Pernod & Cuervo and how the portfolio is developing
Kevin O'Gorman takes up the mantle as Master of Distillation & Maturation in the New Midleton Distillery. Brian Nation, the current Master Distiller is stepping down to work with a startup distillery in the United States.
The Irish Whiskey Musueum launch their new online 'Lock-in' tasting sessions, taking place each Friday from 8-9pm Irish, with internactive history and tasting format. Deliveries in Dublin area only for time being.
The ballot for Redbreast's Dream Cask 28 Year old Ruby Port cask finish has now gone live. Find out all the details about this year's release and where you can sign up to be a part of the ballot here.
Potstilled Live - The Irish whiskey news live video series goes Live every Thursday at 8pm (GMT+1) or you can watch back on the Potstilled Youtube page. Just search 'Potstilled' on Youtube or click the link in text
Sit down with us for epsiode Q5 of the Potstilled Radio Quarantine edition, where we sit down with industry veteran John Cashman. He talks to us about his beginnings in the industry when Irish whiskey was a very different entity than it is today.
Potstilled.com's official tasting notes of Redbreast Whiskey's World Whiskey Day Dream Cask Release 2020.... Phenomenal.
Redbreast's 3rd World Whiskey Day Dream Cask Release, the Redbreast 28 year old Cask Strength Ruby Port Finish.
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Recently there have been many discussions around legislating for Irish brewers/distillers to only use Irish grown grain and I have written this to explain why I think that protectionist policies would be detrimental to the Irish whiskey industry
@teelingwhiskey Release New Limited Edition 28 Year Old Single Malt - Exclusively with Celtic Whiskey Shop. This is the generational continuation of the original lightly peated 21 and 24 year old now just a year years older
Potstilled Radio Ep Q4 of our Quarantine series I sat down with @teelingwhiskey Global Brand Ambassador Rob Caldwell who talked us through innovation in the Teeling portfolio aswell as some of the upcoming releases. Check it out here
Each month of quarantine I am choosing my favourite whiskey to have graced my glass during that month. This month's Potstilled's Quarantine Whiskey of the Month is Writers' Tears Double Oak, a must have for any quarantine home bar
Whiskey Gift is an online personalised blending service that launched today from Cork, where You become the blender choosing to craft your bottle from any permutation of 12 source whiskeys. A well designed website and a cool idea
It's been a busy few months in Irish whiskey, with a lot of firsts coming to market and today is no different with @whiskeygate releasing Ireland's first ever Blended Grain Whiskey - The J.J. Corry Hanson Irish Whiskey
Join me, sit back and dreak out your favourite taoscán as I speak to Derek King, Powers Whiskey Global Brand Ambassador, about all things Powers, the re-brand and their market focuses for the US & Ireland on Potstilled Radio
A whiskey's water source can often be lauded as one of the greatest differentiation points of a brand, but should a whiskey's water source be something we pay attention to? I'm here to tell you why I say, no.
Killowen Distillery, Ireland’s smallest whiskey distillery, have lauchned their third expression of the their “Experimental Bonded Series”, a 10 year-old blended whiskey finished in Mexican Tequila casks. This Cask Strength whiskey is non-chilltered and unfiltered so you can thank Killowen for those bits of cask later!
Join me as I sit down with Patrick Shelley of Origin Spirits to talk all things Currach Seaweed Cask Irish whiskey as well as the origins of his portfolio of avant garde Irish spirits! Check out the latest ep of Potstilled Radio
Some good news during quarantine! Tonight the US TTB have approved the first glimpse of the long awaited return of the Blue Spot 7 Year Old. This time returning with an incredibly healthy ABV, and amazing sounding tasting notes.
Potstilled's Quarantine Whiskey of the Month - March - The Liberator. One of Ireland's first blended malt whiskeys, this new market entrant has intrigued my palate and earned itself a place as my staple quarentine tipple for Match
The Dublin Liberties Distillery has announced the launch of their online store which boasts: Free delivery in the greater Dublin area, 10% of all profits going to Age Action Ireland and a 15% discount for all hospitality staff members in the country!
Welcome to the first of a ten part series of Potstilled Radio, where we explore how Irish whiskey businesses are overcoming the challenges of COVID-19. On this first episode we speak to Louise, founder of JJ Corry Irish Whiskey.
Clonakilty Distillery scoops top prize at the World Whiskies Awards 2020 as 'Best Blended Irish Whiskey'
The indelicately named drink that is adored by revelers in North America showcasing their 'Irish Heritage' by naming a drink referencing lethal carbombings
The World Whiskies Awards winners in each category and the World's Best Irish whiskeys in each category also.
You can be forgiven for not having heard of Bill Phil Peated Irish Whiskey until now, but I assure you, that is about to change. Bill Phil is Ireland's first peated triple distilled single malt Irish whiskey in over half a decade and is taking the Irish whiskey enthusiasts by storm.
J.J. Corry Irish Whiskey has made headlines once again, with their latest announcement regarding their newest whiskey “The Whiskey Thief”, a charity bottling that celebrates International Women’s Day 2020. This new charity release was developed in collaboration with Irish design duo Jill & Gill, and will be auctioned with proceeds going to “Dress for Success”.
Take a step into Dublin 8 where we delve into the former church, turned distillery that is the Pearse Lyons Distillery, who have recently released one of the first blended malt whiskeys in the history of Irish distilling.
Take a journey from Dublin to Denver to sit down with the founder of the US' first Single Pot Still Distillery, Talnua.
The Redbreast 27 year old has been appearing in markets all over the world for the last couple of months but it was shrouded in relative secrecy. Last night the viel was lifted on this new core range Single Pot Still expression that will spearhead the core Redbreast range for years to come.
Irish Distillers - Pernod Ricard, have announced that they will be releasing the world's most expensive Irish whiskey today. Just 44 bottles of this incredibly rare whiskey, will be released with a price tag of €35,000 per-bottle.
Killowen Distillery, Ireland's smallest whiskey distillery, have lauchned their second expression of the their "Experimental Bonded Series", a 10 year-old blended whiskey. This is the second expression in a series of experimental whiskeys that Killowen are set to release over the next two years.
The results from the World Whiskies Awards 2020 were announced yesterday with a host of different whisk(e)y categories and styles from every whiskey producing country in the world being judged on a like for like basis. As always, there was a strong Irish contingent entered into the awards, that are judged in London. The whiskeys... Continue Reading →