Sonny Molloy’s Redbreast 16 Year Old Single Cask – A Review

They say that history is cyclical, that humans are doomed to repeat themselves if we do not learn from those who have gone before us. Well this is one instance that I am delighted history is repeating itself. Once again bars are curating their own stocks of whiskeys from some of Ireland’s best distilleries. Continue reading “Sonny Molloy’s Redbreast 16 Year Old Single Cask – A Review”

Episode 6: Micil Distillery Founder – Pádraic Ó’Graillais

For this episode we have taken a step back in time to examine the roots of Irish whiskey, Poitín.

Poitín /potcheen/, which literally means ‘little pot’, is the term to describe unaged whiskey spirit, which would have been the back bone of many rural communities in Ireland throughout the generations.  Continue reading “Episode 6: Micil Distillery Founder – Pádraic Ó’Graillais”